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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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Stephen Patterson

On May 28, 1862, Stephen Patterson was mustered into the 86th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company A, for three months in the rank of Private.  The 86th OVI was organized at Camp Chase from May 27 to June 16, 1862.

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Measles

On March 3, 1862, Stephen Patterson wrote a letter to his father from Miami University at Oxford, Ohio. In the letter he reports that he has had the measles for the past 10 days and has not been able to … Continue reading

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