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Tag Archives: First Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Almost from the beginning of the war, William Patterson had health issues. In 1862 he suffered from what soldiers called “camp fever.” Today we call it typhoid. As the war continued, William had bouts of a variety of complaints. In this … Continue reading
On June 1, 1864, William Patterson wrote a short note to his mother reporting that “God in his goodness has spared his life so far.” Since his last letter (May 21st), the 1st OVI had participated in several battles with … Continue reading
The last letter from William Patterson was on December 6, 1863, written at Mission Ridge, Tennessee, after the battle of Missionary Ridge. Since then, the 1st OVI went into winter camp near Chattanooga, Tennessee. On May 4, 1864, the 1st joined General … Continue reading