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Fillmore, Millard – Patterson, Robert. A NARRATIVE OF THE CAMPAIGN IN THE VALLEY OF THE SHENANDOAH IN 1861. Philadelphia: 1865. 1st ed., 128p., ft.(map). [Eicher #37] Signed twice by Fillmore, including on title page.
Robert Patterson was the Millard Fillmore of generals. Millard Fillmore was the Robert Patterson of presidents.
Although this apologia for his performance during First Bull Run has been called “unconvincing,” General Patterson’s explication is a valuable addition to history.