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Regiment Reduced by Sickness

William Patterson wrote his mother again from Camp Wood, Kentucky on February 9, 1862.  In this letter he reports that he has had Camp Fever again, this time for 15 days, but is doing better.  He also reports that the … Continue reading

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Camp Fever and Mud

On January 30, 1862, William wrote his mother from Camp Wood, Kentucky.  In the letter he tells his mother that he had not written for awhile because he had been “takin down with Camp Feaver, “(typhoid) as did many others … Continue reading

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