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Stephen Ready to Move

On June 16, 1862, Stephen wrote his mother another letter indicating that his regiment had not left Camp Chase.  In the letter, he talks about his preparations for departure and where to send his mail.  He also comments that from … Continue reading

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Stephen Writes from Camp Chase

On June 15, 1862, Private Stephen Patterson wrote his mother a short letter.  In the letter he reports that his regiment is getting ready to move and he is sending home clothes he will not need.  (Transcript of Stephen letter, … Continue reading

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Stephen Patterson

On May 28, 1862, Stephen Patterson was mustered into the 86th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company A, for three months in the rank of Private.  The 86th OVI was organized at Camp Chase from May 27 to June 16, 1862.

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