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Frank L. Lemont

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Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his mother J.S. Lemont, December 15, 1862. In it he tells of his experience fighting at Fredericksburg and how the regiment during that time failed to take any casualties but yet it still made a deep impression on him and his fellow soldiers forced to take shelter from the enemy cannon fire. Frank also remarks that he cared little for Achsah constantly telling him of marriages and engagements.

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

Date

Winter 12-15-1862

City

5th Maine Regiment, On the Battlefield

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Military History | Social History

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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, December 15, 1862

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