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Frank L. Lemont

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Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his mother J.S. Lemont, November 30, 1862. In it he asks after how she and his sisters spent Thanksgiving Day and relates his own experience. He also speaks of the Confederate army fortifying around Fredericksburg and the looming battle ahead to hopefully end the war. Among other things he also relates his innermost thoughts and concerns plaguing his life in the army and the feelings of loneliness.

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

Date

Winter 11-30-1862

City

Camp of the 5th Maine Regiment, near Stafford Court House, Virginia

Keywords

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

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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 J.S. Lemont, November 30, 1862

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