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The 1st OVI at the Battle of Chickamauga

The following information was taken from Ohio in the War concerning the 1st OVI and its part in the Battle of Chickamauga. On the afternoon of September 13, 1863, the 1st OVI was recalled from Broomtown Valley.  They crossed the Lookout … Continue reading

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William Writes from Tullahoma

On July 6, 1863, Captain William Patterson wrote his mother from Tullahoma, Tennessee.  In his letter he notes that they have been assigned garrison duty in Tullahoma while the rest of the army is in the mountains fighting Confederate General Braxton … Continue reading

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William Still in Tennessee

On June 7, 1863, William Patterson wrote his mother a letter from Tennessee.  In the letter he reports some good news.  On May 29, he received his commisson as a Captain and will likely be reassigned to Company H.  However, he will not mustered into … Continue reading

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