Authors

Frank L. Lemont

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Letter from Frank L. Lemont to J.S. Lemont and Samuel R. Lemont, June 30, 1861. In it he mostly tells his family of their long journey to Washington amid the preparations for war, including the numerous parades and interactions with locals on their way from Maine, down through Boston to Washington. He wishes the family well and that they not worry excessively over his situation.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.5

Date

Summer 6-30-1861

City

Meridian Hill, Washington, D.C.

Keywords

Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from the front, 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 Frank L. Lemont to J.S. Lemont and Samuel R. Lemont, June 30, 1861

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