Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his mother J.S. Lemont, November 23, 1862. In it he expresses his concerns about life especially in this new found position of maturity thrust upon him in the field of battle. Frank intimates he is not satisfied with his position or his duty but will continue on anyways. He also speaks of the army's movements towards Fredericksburg and the hope that after one final push on Richmond will end the war so he can return home.
Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.5
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Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from the front, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers
Lemont, Frank L., "Letter from Frank L. Lemont to J.S. Lemont, November 23, 1862" (1862). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 25.