Letter from Frank L. Lemont to his mother J.S. Lemont, November 30, 1862. In it he asks after how she and his sisters spent Thanksgiving Day and relates his own experience. He also speaks of the Confederate army fortifying around Fredericksburg and the looming battle ahead to hopefully end the war. Among other things he also relates his innermost thoughts and concerns plaguing his life in the army and the feelings of loneliness.
Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.5
Camp of the 5th Maine Regiment, near Stafford Court House, Virginia
Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from war, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers
Lemont, Frank L., "Letter from Frank L. Lemont to J.S. Lemont, November 30, 1862" (1862). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 26.