Daily Archives: March 31, 2015

61st OVI Merges with 82nd OVI

On March 31, 1865, the 61st OVI was consolidated with the 82nd OVI.  Robert Patterson transferred to the consolidated unit and was promoted to Captain, Company I of the 82nd OVI. On April 26, 1865, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston signed the surrender … Continue reading

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CBS Sunday Morning films David McCullough in the Archives

Today was another exciting day in Special Collections & Archives! Historian David McCullough and a crew from CBS Sunday Morning visited us  this morning to film portions of an interview set to air on May 3rd. The segment centers on Mr. … Continue reading

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