Search this Blog
Wright State University Libraries' Special Collections and Archives welcomes you to our blog. Join us as we share information, news and special events, highlight our collections, and discuss archival issues.
If you have the opportunity, please visit us in person, too! We're located on the fourth floor of the Dunbar Library on the campus of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.
Thank you for stopping by!
Tag Archives: First Ohio Volunteer Infantry
On April 5, 1863, Rachel Reynolds, William Patterson’s aunt, wrote William about the death of his father, Jefferson Patterson and his sister, Kate. In the letter, Rachel expresses her sympathy and that she was pleased to hear that William was given 20 … Continue reading
The Army of the Cumberland, under Major General William S. Rosecrans, had been camped outside of Nashville, Tennessee since November 16, 1862. On December 26 General Rosecrans ordered the army south from Nashville toward Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to drive Confederate General … Continue reading