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Letter from Harriet N. Merriam to her nephew Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863. In it she tells her nephew of the recent move to a larger plot of land and her feelings on the matter, especially being in a new environment. She also speaks of the war and how sickness spread to some of their mutual relatives and friends in the field.

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

Date

Spring 3-8-1863

City

Chelsea, Maine

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Harriet N. Merriam, 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 Harriet N. Merriam to Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863

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