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MS-236: Patterson Family Papers
Arts and Humanities | History | Military History | United States History
ms236_1_16_02; Patterson, John H., 1844-1922; Patterson, Julia Johnston, 1811-1897; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters
John H. Patterson wrote this long letter to his mother Julia on July 5th, 1864. In the letter he talks about daily life at the fort and how they celebrated the Fourth of July holiday. He says there are rumors that the Rebel troops will be in Baltimore soon.
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