Authors

J. S. Lemont

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Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, October 29, 1862. In it she expresses her thanks that he was received so well by his regiment but also the sorrow with the death of her husband and that he can't be home to help take care of the affairs moving from Greene to Lewiston. She also tells of the harvest and the growing preparations for the move, as well as the latest news from the family.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.8

Date

Fall 10-29-1862

City

Greene, ME

Keywords

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

Disciplines

Military History | Social History

Comments

Included in the PDF is a scan of Bean's typed transcription of this letter. A modern transcription has been included for the benefit of the researcher.

Letter from J.S. Lemont to Frank L. Lemont, October 29, 1862

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