Category Archives: SC&A

William “Getting better fast”

In this July 13, 1864 letter from William Patterson to his mother, William reports that he is getting better fast in the Nashville Officers Hospital and will likely be sent back to the front.  Because of his improvement, he doubts … Continue reading

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On the Banks of the Chattahoochee

Since Robert Patterson’s last letter on June 9th, the 61st OVI has been on the move with General Hooker’s XX Corps participating in the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain and following the Confederate Army towards Atlanta.  Ohio in the War reports the following about … Continue reading

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Dale Huffman visits the Archives

We had a special guest in the Archives today:  Dayton Daily News columnist and local legend Dale Huffman. Mr. Huffman will be the keynote speaker at our 5th annual Living Legends of the Dayton Daily News event next Friday, July 18. … Continue reading

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