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Tag Archives: illness
Sick, hungry, and fed up with Army politics pretty much describes Robert Patterson’s letter to his father on July 24, 1862. First, Robert tells his father that he has been sick since his last letter. Second, he notes that heavy … Continue reading
On March 3, 1862, Stephen Patterson wrote a letter to his father from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. In the letter he reports that he has had the measles for the past 10 days and has not been able to … Continue reading