Category Archives: SC&A

Archives News – July 2014

It’s hard to believe it has been a year since our “Great Reading Room Renovation of 2013″ (try saying that 5 times fast!), but it has! We were pretty busy last summer with moving things around, and this summer we’re … Continue reading

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“Going home not as strong”

In this August 7, 1864 letter, William Patterson reports to his mother that he is getting better each day, but is still not well enough to join his regiment in Chattanooga.  The 1st OVI has been relieved of duty at the front … Continue reading

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“Campaign Front of Atlanta GA”

In this undated letter (estimated to be early August 1864) from Robert Patterson to his younger brother Stephen, Robert writes about life in the trenches outside of Atlanta.  In particular he notes that he had not received a letter for quite … Continue reading

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