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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C208220

Description

Letter from Joshua L. Chamberlain to Governor Abner Coburn. Discusses candidates for regimental surgeon; other regimental matters including 2nd Maine transfers and possible trouble with drafted conscripts.

"I trust we can manage them with enough skill and prudence to save them from desertion and its inevitable consequence -- shooting. I don't want any of that business with Maine men."

Exact Creation Date

9-19-1863

Language

English

Location

Augusta; Kennebec County

Other Location

Cedar Mountain; Culpeper County; Virginia

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter from Chamberlain to Gov. Coburn, September 19, 1863

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