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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 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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