[Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters, March 19, 1862]

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Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters concerning Private John Patterson Osterhout's detachment. The brief message stated that John was officially detached from his unit and had to report back to his company after seven days.

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[1] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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McDade, J. W. March 19, 1862.

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Founded in 1849, this private liberal arts college first opened its doors in Huntsville and is the oldest institution of higher education in Texas still operating under its original name and charter. The college moved to Sherman following three yellow fever epidemics, the Civil War, and financial troubles.

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Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters concerning Private John Patterson Osterhout's detachment. The brief message stated that John was officially detached from his unit and had to report back to his company after seven days.

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[1] p. ; 20 x 25 cm.

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Osterhout Papers

The Osterhout family papers consist of an extensive collection of official documents, postcards, and letters. John Patterson Osterhout published The Bellville Countryman and was influential in the area.

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  • March 19, 1862

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  • Oct. 29, 2012, 10:13 a.m.

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McDade, J. W. [Letter from J. W. McDade to Headquarters, March 19, 1862], letter, March 19, 1862; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth255317/: accessed August 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin College.