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Out of the Frying Pan

On September 26, 1863, the 61st OVI, along with the rest of the Twelth Corps, was reassigned from the Army of the Potomac to the Army of the Cumberland.  The 61st OVI, including Robert Patterson, arrived at Bridgeport, Alabama on October 1, … Continue reading

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Robert Patterson Rejoins the 61st OVI

As was reported earlier, Robert Patterson was severely wounded at the Battle of Chancellorsville in early May 1863.  It is unknown where he traveled for treatment, but by September 1863 he was at Camp Cleveland, Ohio.  Camp Cleveland was Cleveland’s … Continue reading

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The 61st OVI at Gettysburg

On May 6, 1863, after the Battle of Chancellorsville, the 61st OVI fell back to Stafford Court House.  As noted in a previous blog entry, Robert Patterson of the 61st OVI was severely wounded at Chancellorsville and did not return to his regiment … Continue reading

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