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1st OVI Receives Equipment

On October 31, 1861, the 1st OVI moved from Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio to Cincinnati.  On November 4, arms and equipment were issued.  Albert Kern, in his 1918 history of the 1st OVI, writes that the men were given … Continue reading

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“3-year Enlistment”

On August 17, 1861, William L. Patterson was mustered into Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, for a three-year enlistment at Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio, in the rank of First Lieutenant. The 1st OVI began recruiting men for a three-year enlistment … Continue reading

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“Mustered Out”

On August 16, 1861, 1st Sergeant William L. Patterson was mustered out of Company C, 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Corwin near Dayton, Ohio.

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