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Stephen Writes His Brother John

On June 24, 1862, Stephen wrote a letter to his brother, John, from Clarksburg, Virginia.  In the letter, Stephen tells his brother that “All that we will have to do here will be to stand guard and do picket duty.”  … Continue reading

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Stephen Ready to Move

On June 16, 1862, Stephen wrote his mother another letter indicating that his regiment had not left Camp Chase.  In the letter, he talks about his preparations for departure and where to send his mail.  He also comments that from … Continue reading

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Stephen Writes from Camp Chase

On June 15, 1862, Private Stephen Patterson wrote his mother a short letter.  In the letter he reports that his regiment is getting ready to move and he is sending home clothes he will not need.  (Transcript of Stephen letter, … Continue reading

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