Category Archives: SC&A

TDIH: World War I Begins in Europe

This Day in History: On July 28, 1914 — 100 years ago — World War I, or “The Great War” as it was often known prior to WWII, broke out in Europe. Although the often-cited catalyst for the war — assassination … Continue reading

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John Patterson News

On July 26, 1864, John H. Patterson wrote a letter to his mother reporting on recent events including a trip to see a captured  Confederate Cigar Steamer, fishing for crabs, and recent reports of Confederate forces near Harpers Ferry. The Confederate Cigar … Continue reading

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William Moves from Hospital

In this July 24, 1864 letter to his mother, William Patterson reports that he has moved to a boarding housed in Nashville and has been detailed to a General Court Martial board.  The letter notes that he will likely remain in … Continue reading

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