James Willis Patterson

Drawn from a portrait in the reading room at Tucker Free Library (Henniker, NH): Patterson taught school in New Hampshire, and later served as a Republican member of Congress during the Civil War, where he supported the establishment of Freedmen’s Schools in the South. [Also see James W. Patterson on Wikipedia]

Unknown Soldier (Stoddard, 1864)

Henry Stevens finally joins the 18th NH volunteers, but he never makes it into battle… SOURCE: HSCC Monadnock Moment No. 029: Stoddard’s Unknown Soldier Originally published in Monadnock History Comics (Keene Sentinel, 2005) Discussion questions:  This episode mentions the names of several historical figures. Which names do you recognize? Why are they famous? Abraham Lincoln William Tecumseh ShermanContinue reading “Unknown Soldier (Stoddard, 1864)”