Letter from Achsah and Josie Lemont to their brother Frank L. Lemont, September 20, 1863. In it Achsah tells Frank of a fun excursion to the top of Mount Washington and the excitement of the day including the state of the weather and the difficulty of the trek up the mountain.
Josie also included a short letter to Frank as well, stating that she felt well enough to do so. She expressed her deep desire to get an education for herself and how difficult it was for her to attend, but that she would not stop trying.
Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.8
Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Achsah, Josie, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers
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Lemont, Achsah, "Letter from Achsah Lemont to Frank L. Lemont, September 20, 1863" (1863). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 31.