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John Patterson News

On July 3, 1864, John H. Patterson wrote a long letter to his mother reporting on a variety of events.  The first was a raid by Confederate forces under General Jubal Early into Maryland and the Washington, D.C. area.  John … Continue reading

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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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