Daily Archives: December 17, 2013

“I must have a constitution ….”

On December 17, 1863, Robert Patterson wrote a letter to his mother while visiting his brother, William, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.  This is Robert’s first letter since participating in the battle for Mission Ridge. Robert reports that he has just returned … Continue reading

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This Day in 1913: Aero Club of America recognized 10th Anniversary of Flight

On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers made their famous flight at at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina (view photos on CORE Scholar). That was 110 years ago today. Now we’d like to share with you some details from the 10th … Continue reading

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