Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, October 29, 1862. In it she expresses her thanks that he was received so well by his regiment but also the sorrow with the death of her husband and that he can't be home to help take care of the affairs moving from Greene to Lewiston. She also tells of the harvest and the growing preparations for the move, as well as the latest news from the family.
Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.8
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Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, J.S. Lemont, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers
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Lemont, J. S., "Letter from J.S. Lemont to Frank L. Lemont, October 29, 1862" (1862). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 34.