Category Archives: SC&A

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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Archives News – June 2014

June was another busy month in the Archives! Here are some of our activities: June 9-12: Archivists and many, many volunteers cleaned the 1903 Wright Flyer replica that hangs in the Dunbar Library atrium. June 13: We held a reception … Continue reading

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