Monthly Archives: August 2011

“3-year Enlistment”

On August 17, 1861, William L. Patterson was mustered into Company F, 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, for a three-year enlistment at Camp Corwin, near Dayton, Ohio, in the rank of First Lieutenant. The 1st OVI began recruiting men for a three-year enlistment … Continue reading

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“Mustered Out”

On August 16, 1861, 1st Sergeant William L. Patterson was mustered out of Company C, 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry at Camp Corwin near Dayton, Ohio.

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“Zouave Regiment”

August 14, 1861 – Letter: Colonel A. Sanders Piatt, 34th Regiment, OVIUSA to Capt Robert Patterson from Cincinnati, Ohio Transcript: Dear Sir: We have our Zouave regiment nearly full and are today having several companies mustered in.  We would like … Continue reading

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