Category Archives: Civil War

Ladley Civil War Letters Digitization Project Completed

We are excited to announce that the Ladley Civil War Letters digitization project is now complete, with all Civil War-era letters (159 items) from the Oscar D. Ladley Papers available online in CORE Scholar. Oscar D. Ladley was a career army officer … Continue reading

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Sherman’s “March to the Sea”

On November 15, 1864, Robert Patterson and the 61st OVI,  departed Atlanta on Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”  As Robert anticipated (see November 7, 2014 blog post), there was not much opposition to the Union army as they moved toward … Continue reading

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On the Campaign Trail Again

On September 1, 1864, Atlanta, Georgia was captured by the Union Army.  Since that date, the Union Army has remained at Atlanta awaiting word on their next objective. On November 8, 1864, Robert Patterson wrote a letter to his mother reporting … Continue reading

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