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On April 27, 1863, the 61st OVI left their winter camp and crossed the Rappahannock River at Kelly’s Ford moving to the rear of the Confederate position at Fredericksburg. Here they connected with the rest of the Union army that had crossed the … Continue reading
On March 16, 1863, John H. Patterson wrote a letter to his brother, Stephen, from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio where John was attending school. Generally, the letter is about other people and not much about what he was doing in school. John notes … Continue reading