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
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Environment, Civil War, Home Front, letters, letter from home, Harriet N. Merriam, Frank L. Lemont, 5th Maine Volunteers
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Merriam, Harriet N., "Letter from Harriet N. Merriam to Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863" (1863). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 39.