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John Patterson – Quartermaster

On June 28, 1864, John H. Patterson wrote a short note to his mother from Fort Marshall, Baltimore, MD.  In the letter he briefly describes his duties as a clerk in the Quartermaster Department.  He likes the work and believes … Continue reading

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John Patterson Writes Home

On June 1, 1864, Private John H. Patterson wrote a letter to his mother from Fort Worthington, near Washington, D.C.  The letter is the first of several letters John writes about his activities with the 131st Ohio National Guard on 100 … Continue reading

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John H. Patterson Called to Duty

John H. Patterson, the fourth Patterson man to serve during the Civil War, enlisted as a Private in the 131st Ohio Volunteer Infantry on May 2, 1864.  He was 19-years old.  His duties included working in the Quartermasters office and … Continue reading

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