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Monthly Archives: January 2012
Camp Fever and Mud
On January 30, 1862, William wrote his mother from Camp Wood, Kentucky. In the letter he tells his mother that he had not written for awhile because he had been “takin down with Camp Feaver, “(typhoid) as did many others … Continue reading
Posted in Civil War, Patterson Family, SC&A Tagged 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry, 1st OVI, camp fever, Civil War, family history, First Ohio Volunteer Infantry, history, illness, manuscripts, MS-236, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, OVI, Patterson, Patterson brothers, Patterson family, typhoid, William Patterson 1 Comment
The Blizzard of ’78
If you were anywhere in the Miami Valley in 1978, you most likely remember very well what you were (or were not) doing 34 years ago today! On January 26-27, 1978, the region was hit with a major blizzard, one … Continue reading
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MLK in Dayton
Each year on the third Monday of January we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His strategy of nonviolent protest advanced civil rights in the United States and around the world. Dr. King visited Dayton … Continue reading
Posted in DDN and Dayton Tagged coretta scott king, MLK day, MLK Jr Comments Off on MLK in Dayton