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Monthly Archives: July 2012
On July 16, 1862, Robert Patterson wrote his father from Sperryville, Virginia. In his letter he notes that the extreme heat, and lack of water, has caused two soldiers to die of sunstroke. He also comments on the army, who is … Continue reading
The 1st OVI arrived at Boiling Fork, Tennessee on July 7, 1862. On July 14, the regiment traveled by rail car to Tullahoma, Tennessee to repel an anticipated attack against that city. When no attack appeared, the regiment returned to … Continue reading