Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, February 26th, 1863. In it she speaks of the difficulty of the distance between them and the rising financial troubles at home, especially with the strain on the family without him being there to help on the farm. She also mentions a rumor about soldiers being granted furloughs to go home.
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, February 26, 1863" (1863). Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers. Item 41.