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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Sick, hungry, and fed up with Army politics pretty much describes Robert Patterson’s letter to his father on July 24, 1862. First, Robert tells his father that he has been sick since his last letter. Second, he notes that heavy … Continue reading
On July 20, 1862, a niece of Julia Patterson, Lilly, wrote from Paducah, Kentucky. The letter is a “newsy” one describing the weather, her visit to Cincinnati and Louisville, and rumors of Confederate cavalry attacking Paducah. (Transcript of Lilly letter, … Continue reading