Monthly Archives: July 2012

Robert Writes from Sperryville

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

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Where is William Patterson? Part II

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

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In Memoriam

Paige E. Mulhollan, President 1985-1994 Paige E. Mulhollan was named WSU’s third president in 1985. He is best known for shaping Wright State’s mission as a metropolitan university dedicated to service and leadership to the Dayton metropolitan area. Wright State … Continue reading

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