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Item Identifier Number

ms236_1_14_15

Creation Date

8-2-1862

Collection

MS-236: Patterson Family Papers

Disciplines

Arts and Humanities | History | Military History | United States History

Keywords

ms236_1_14_15; Patterson, Robert, 1833-1901; Patterson, Jefferson, 1801-1863; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters

Description

Robert Patterson writes to his father Jefferson on August 2, 1862 from Army headquarters in Sperryville. Robert expresses dissatisfaction with his regiment and tells his father he has mailed a letter of recommendation given him and hopes to receive an appointment in another regiment. He also mentions a letter published in the Cincinnati Gazette which made disparaging remarks about the Union soldiers.

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Special Collections and Archives; Wright State University Libraries

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

Document Type

Book

Digitization Specifications

Epson Expression 10000 XL

Letter from Robert Patterson to his father Jefferson on August 2, 1862


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