Monthly Archives: September 2014

Historian David McCullough visits the Archives

Yesterday was an exciting day in Special Collections & Archives. We had the privilege of assisting historian, author, and lecturer David McCullough and his assistant Mike Hill with research for McCullough’s upcoming book about the Wright Brothers, Sky High, which will be released in … Continue reading

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Deeds Carillon

The Deeds Carillon, for which Carillon Park was named, was built in 1942, at the request of Col. Edward A. Deeds and his wife Edith Wharton Deeds, to commemorate the Deeds family. Each bell was inscribed with the name of … Continue reading

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Mustered Out

On September 24, 1864, Captain William Patterson was mustered out of the 1st Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment.  This was almost two weeks earlier than the October 7, 1864, date he originally projected.  He served with 1st OVI from April 16, 1861, beginning … Continue reading

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