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New and Updated Collections Available for Research

We have new manuscript collections available for research!  Click on the links to view the complete online (PDF) finding aids. The following new collections were recently arranged and described and are now available for research: Lovetta R. Blanke Collection (MS-472) Wayne Pittman … Continue reading

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A Short Note from William

On June 22, 1864, William Patterson wrote a short note to his mother from a camp near Marisville, Georgia.  In the letter, William reports that he has been off duty for 10 days due to a bout of “lumbago”  (Note: … Continue reading

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“God in his goodness….”

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

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