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Letter from Unknown to Frank L. Lemont. In it the writer (most likely one of Frank's sisters) relates the state of the family and laments any wrongdoings or insults given in the previous letter.

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

Date

Winter 11-1-1863

City

Lewiston, ME

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Unknown, 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.

Note that the date is only a speculative guess as to the production of this letter. While it is clear that the letter was mailed by November 1, there is no year written on any of the contents therein. 1863 is the most likely date considering that Frank received a promotion to Captain that year.

Letter from Unknown to Frank L. Lemont, November 1, 1863

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