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Out of the Frying Pan

On September 26, 1863, the 61st OVI, along with the rest of the Twelth Corps, was reassigned from the Army of the Potomac to the Army of the Cumberland.  The 61st OVI, including Robert Patterson, arrived at Bridgeport, Alabama on October 1, … Continue reading

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The 61st OVI at Gettysburg

On May 6, 1863, after the Battle of Chancellorsville, the 61st OVI fell back to Stafford Court House.  As noted in a previous blog entry, Robert Patterson of the 61st OVI was severely wounded at Chancellorsville and did not return to his regiment … Continue reading

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The 61st OVI at the Battle of Chancellorsville

On April 27, 1863, the 61st OVI left their winter camp and crossed the Rappahannock River at Kelly’s Ford moving to the rear of the Confederate position at Fredericksburg.  Here they connected with the rest of the Union army that  had crossed the … Continue reading

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