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William at Chattanooga

Two days after his previous letter, dated December 6, 1863, William wrote his mother another letter from Chattanooga on December 8.  This is a longer letter that discusses a variety of news items, including receiving clothes she sent him per … Continue reading

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1st OVI at Mission Ridge, Tennessee

On December 6, 1863, William Patterson wrote a short letter to his mother asking for clothes to be sent to him at Chattanooga.  In the letter, he indicates he had previously written about the fight (possibly Mission Ridge?) his regiment was involved in.  … Continue reading

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The 1st OVI at the Battle of Chickamauga

The following information was taken from Ohio in the War concerning the 1st OVI and its part in the Battle of Chickamauga. On the afternoon of September 13, 1863, the 1st OVI was recalled from Broomtown Valley.  They crossed the Lookout … Continue reading

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