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MS-236: Patterson Family Papers
Arts and Humanities | History | Military History | United States History
ms236_1_15_01; Patterson, Robert, 1833-1901; Patterson, Julia Johnston, 1811-1897; Civil War; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Letters
Robert Patterson wrote this letter to his mother Julia on October 4, 1863 from Bridgeport, Alabama. In the letter he talks about troop movements, railroad targets, and about a distant relative he has met, Goodlett Adams. He also talks about the welcome the troops received at the train depot in Xenia, Ohio as they passed through.
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