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Mustered Out

On January 8, 1862, Robert Patterson was mustered out of the Benton Cadets Independent Company of Infantry at Rolla, Missouri.

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Robert receives news from home

On December 24, 1861, Jefferson Patterson wrote his son Robert a letter in response to the December 15 letter he received from Robert.  In the letter he comments on some of the news of the day and provides advice on how … Continue reading

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Robert Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant

On December 21, 1861, Robert sent a letter to his father from Rolla, Missouri.  In the letter he reported another bout of sickness, promotion to 2nd Lieutenant, and personnel changes in his regiment.  (Transcript of Robert’s letter to his father, December 21, … Continue reading

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