Authors

Frank L. Lemont

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Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his father Samuel R. Lemont, March 15, 1862. In it he speaks of their march to a new campground and the struggles faced by all in that process. He also details that some of the soldiers went to go to search for battlefield souvenirs due to their close proximity to Bull Run and Manassas.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.5

Date

Spring 3-15-1862

City

Franklin, Virginia

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers

Disciplines

Military History | Social History

Comments

Included in this PDF is Bean's transcript of the letter. A modern version has been uploaded for the benefit of the researcher.

Letter from Frank L. Lemont to Samuel R. Lemont, March 15, 1862

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