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Monthly Archives: June 2014
John Patterson – Quartermaster
On June 28, 1864, John H. Patterson wrote a short note to his mother from Fort Marshall, Baltimore, MD. In the letter he briefly describes his duties as a clerk in the Quartermaster Department. He likes the work and believes … Continue reading
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William in Field Hospital
On June 28, 1864, William Patterson reports to his mother that he is now in a Field Hospital near Big Shanty, Georgia, with what he calls “lumbago.” During the Battle of Kennesaw Mountain, the IV Corps assaulted the center of … Continue reading
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Kennesaw Mountain, Georgia
From the top of Kennesaw Mountain, the Confederates could easily observe the movements of the Union Army. In a report to General Grant, General Sherman noted that “the whole country is one vast fort, Johnston must have at least fifty … Continue reading
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