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Letter From Unknown To Frank L. Lemont, November 1, 1863, Unknown Oct 1863

Letter From Unknown To Frank L. Lemont, November 1, 1863, Unknown

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Unknown to Frank L. Lemont. In it the writer (most likely one of Frank's sisters) relates the state of the family and laments any wrongdoings or insults given in the previous letter.

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


Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, October 25, 1863, Achsah Lemont Oct 1863

Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, October 25, 1863, Achsah Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Achsah Lemont to her brother Frank L. Lemont, October 25, 1863. In it she tells Frank that she is now boarding with a Mr. and Mrs. Russel taking care of their children during their absence and that due to this she feels rather overwhelmed, almost to the point of insanity. Achsah also speaks of the state of the family and other goings on at home. In a rather personal moment she also inquires of his intentions towards Electa Lemont and she warns him to not pursue such intentions, and in regards to her own love life she provided ...


Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, September 20, 1863, Achsah Lemont Sep 1863

Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, September 20, 1863, Achsah Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Achsah and Josie Lemont to their brother Frank L. Lemont, September 20, 1863. In it Achsah tells Frank of a fun excursion to the top of Mount Washington and the excitement of the day including the state of the weather and the difficulty of the trek up the mountain.

Josie also included a short letter to Frank as well, stating that she felt well enough to do so. She expressed her deep desire to get an education for herself and how difficult it was for her to attend, but that she would not stop trying.

Taken from the ...


Letter From E. Haskell Jr. To His Son Almore, September 10, 1862, E. Haskell Jr. Sep 1863

Letter From E. Haskell Jr. To His Son Almore, September 10, 1862, E. Haskell Jr.

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from E. Haskell Jr. to his son Almore, September 10, 1862. In it he urges his son to make it to the upcoming elections.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 279, f.46


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, September 10, 1863, J. S. Lemont Sep 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, September 10, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, September 10, 1863. In it she tells him mostly of the events of life at home and the financial situation of the family, specifically regarding the loan of money to a family friend for investment in buying a hardware store.

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


Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 6, 1863, Charles Warner Sep 1863

Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 6, 1863, Charles Warner

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Charles Warner to his mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 6, 1863. In it he speaks of his practice writing as many letters as possible though apologetic if he had missed sending a note or two back home, and his prospects in the army barring his failure to get a promotion. He also makes note of the practice of dress parade and his negative disposition towards the activity, and that he made a habit out of skipping drill entirely at times.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.9


Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 3, 1863, Charles Warner Sep 1863

Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 3, 1863, Charles Warner

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Charles Warner to his mother Mrs. Almon Warner, September 3, 1863. In it he tells her of the latest developments in camp, namely charges leveled against officers and the latest scuttlebutt among the men. As with some of the other letters he also speaks of the state of food in the army and that soon there will be an officer's mess provided by one of the sutlers, and that in future letters he did not need any more reading material for both lack of time and the fact that he already possessed enough to keep him busy ...


Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 28, 1863, Charles Warner Aug 1863

Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 28, 1863, Charles Warner

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Charles Warner to his mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 28, 1863. In this partial letter to his mother, he tells her a bit of his troubles with his superiors because of sleeping through roll call due to late guard duty. Through the rest of the letter he turns to the poor food offered by the regimental sutlers and the state of his finances since he was last paid.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.9


Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 23, 1863, Charles Warner Aug 1863

Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 23, 1863, Charles Warner

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Charles Warner to his mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 23, 1863. In it he waxes philosophical about the nature around him and how the nights often remind him of New England, thus turning his thoughts back to home. He also asks her about potentially being introduced to some young lady upon his return. Turning from pleasantries he intimates that officers in his unit have made arrangements to level charges against their commanding officer (Col. Price) for a host of reasons ranging from insubordination to harshness of command.

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


Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 20, 1863, Charles Warner Aug 1863

Letter From Charles Warner To His Mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 20, 1863, Charles Warner

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Charles Warner to his mother Mrs. Almon Warner, August 20, 1863. In it he discusses life in camp at Kelly's ford and the general nature of army culture. He also makes a direct reference to the part of army culture engaged in gambling as a means of passing time, along with the delicate subject of court martial and execution.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 277, f.9


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, June 28, 1863, J. S. Lemont Jun 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, June 28, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, June 28, 1863. In it she congratulates him on his promotion and speaks of a great desire to see him. She also wishes him good will in this new position and that he continues to stay safe in the midst of the war.

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


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, April 11, 1863, J. S. Lemont Apr 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, April 11, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, April 11, 1863. In it she discusses the details of their move back to the farm in Greene, ME and the family life now that they resettled, including a cold she got in the process.

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


Letter From Harriet N. Merriam To Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863, Harriet N. Merriam Mar 1863

Letter From Harriet N. Merriam To Frank L. Lemont, March 8, 1863, Harriet N. Merriam

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

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


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, February 26, 1863, J. S. Lemont Feb 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, February 26, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

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


Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, February 15, 1863, Achsah Lemont Feb 1863

Letter From Achsah Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, February 15, 1863, Achsah Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Achsah Lemont to her brother Frank L. Lemont, February 15, 1863. In it she relates most of the goings on back home in Lewiston especially the pleasant company of many young ladies. She also speaks of the state of the family and the words they received regarding the rumored changes in command of Union troops and her hopes that this will be a welcome change for her brother.

Further in the letter she speaks of the changes in the weather and how the sleighing was rather good though the recent thaw affected such outings. As to her personal ...


Letter From Zeb Knight To Almore Haskell, February 14, 1863, Zeb Knight Feb 1863

Letter From Zeb Knight To Almore Haskell, February 14, 1863, Zeb Knight

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from Zeb Knight to Almore Haskell, February 14, 1863. In it he tells of his situation in hospital due to wounds received in the field. Knight also tells Haskell of the military situation of his cavalry regiment and the orders from Union command not to talk or trade with Confederate soldiers.

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 279, f.49


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, January 28, 1863, J. S. Lemont Jan 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, January 28, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, January 28, 1863. In it she relates the latest goings on at home and the state of the family, mostly that she longs to have her son home and wonders what should be done about the farm, proposing that perhaps renting the house in Lewiston might provide some supplemental income for them to live on while they prepare for beginning planting again in the summer.

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


Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, January 3, 1863, J. S. Lemont Jan 1863

Letter From J.S. Lemont To Frank L. Lemont, January 3, 1863, J. S. Lemont

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Letter from J.S. Lemont to her son Frank L. Lemont, January 3, 1863. In it she imparts rather depressing news from home and about the war especially about death and sickness plaguing their community. She desperately wishes the war would end so her son might come home and be with them but she knows that he has to make those decisions for himself.

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


Three Stages In The Life Of A Political Turn-Coat, Anonymous Dec 1862

Three Stages In The Life Of A Political Turn-Coat, Anonymous

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

Anonymous pamphlet entitled, "Three Stages in the Life of a Political Turn-Coat: Showing how an INTENSIFIED WAR Democrat is gradually transformed into a Malignant Copperhead."

Taken from the Paul W. Bean Collection, Box no. 278, f.28