Daily Archives: August 7, 2012

“I shall endeavor to do my duty”

Frustration is clearly evident in this letter from Robert Patterson to Colonel J. F. Harrison in Dayton, Ohio.  The letter, sent August 7, 1862, is primarily about Union Army politics, the need for good leadership in the 61st OVI, and … Continue reading

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