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Letter from Harriet N. Merriam to her nephew Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863. In it she tells her nephew of the recent move to a larger plot of land and her feelings on the matter, especially being in a new environment. She also speaks of the war and how sickness spread to some of their mutual relatives and friends in the field.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.8


Spring 3-8-1863

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Chelsea, Maine


Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Harriet N. Merriam, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers


Military History | Social History


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 Harriet N. Merriam to Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863



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