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Tag Archives: Robert Patterson
Frustration is clearly evident in this letter from Robert Patterson to Colonel J. F. Harrison in Dayton, Ohio. The letter, sent August 7, 1862, is primarily about Union Army politics, the need for good leadership in the 61st OVI, and … Continue reading
On August 2, 1862, the 61st OVI, which is part of the 1st Brigade, 2nd Division of the I Corps, is still located at Sperryville, Virginia. In his letter, Robert tells his father that they are waiting at Sperryville for … Continue reading