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Asaph Boyden

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Letter from Asaph Boyden to Almore Haskell, January 25, 1862. In it sends his condolences to Almore because of the passing of his brother and of the latest goings on at home, especially among the young folk. He passes on information about the stationing of some of his kinsmen and their current locations in the army, also remarking on Almore's own situation in the 1st Maine Cavalry and the hard winter in Augusta.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 279, f.50

Date

Winter 1-25-1862

City

Wests Mills

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Asaph Boyden, Almore Haskell, 1st Maine Cavalry

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 Asaph Boyden to Almore Haskell, January 25, 1862

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