Monthly Archives: April 2012

New Wheels in the Archives

Look what just rolled through the door of the Archives this morning!  It is a custom built cart specifically designed to transport oversize archival materials (often stored in oversize map folders) from our storage area to the reading room for … Continue reading

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April 15, 2012 marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. The RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden … Continue reading

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On April 12, 1862, a friend of Jefferson Patterson, John Jones, wrote Jefferson a letter about his son’s participation in the Battle of Shiloh.  The son, 1st Lieutenant Frank Jones, was a member of the 13th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Company K.  The … Continue reading

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