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Robert Patterson Rejoins the 61st OVI

As was reported earlier, Robert Patterson was severely wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville in early May 1863.  It is unknown where he traveled for treatment, but by September 1863 he was at Camp Cleveland, Ohio.  Camp Cleveland was Cleveland’s … Continue reading

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The 1st OVI and the Chickamauga Campaign

On August 16, 1863, the Army of the Cumberland, under the command of Major General William S. Rosecrans, began to move towards Chattanooga, Tennessee.  The army was divided into three columns to move through the mountain gaps to take Chattanooga and … Continue reading

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Morgan’s Raid – July 1863

From July 13 to July 26, 1863, Confederate John Hunt Morgan led a daring group of more than 2,000 soldiers on a raid of southern Indiana and Ohio.  His mission was to distract and divert as many Union troops as … Continue reading

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