Daily Archives: June 25, 2012

Of Letters and Family

[Special Collections and Archives welcomes Ruth Monnier, a senior history major at the University of Dayton who is working as a summer volunteer here in the Archives. One of her first projects was to finalize the transcriptions on the Civil … Continue reading

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Where is William Patterson?

After William’s letter on April 10, 1862, reporting the Battle of Shiloh, there are no letters from William in the Patterson Family Collection for the remainder of 1862.  In fact, the next surviving letter in the collection is May 6, 1863.  However, … Continue reading

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