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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C208220

Description

Letter from Joshua L. Chamberlain to Governor Samuel Cony recommending certain officers for promotion; discusses recent regimental activities and his pleasure at being relieved from court martial duty. Written before Spotsylvania Courthouse battle.

"I write this as we are lying in line of battle behind our rifle-pit works not more than 600 or 800 yards from the enemy's works."

Exact Creation Date

5-18-1864

Language

English

Other Location

Spotsylvania, Virginia

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Chamberlain to Gov. Cony, Spotsylvania, May 18, 1864

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