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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

Gift 496

Description

Letter from Maine Adjutant General John L. Hodsdon to former Adjutant General Davis Tillson dated May 26, 1861. Hodsdon discusses a broad range of topics but primarily focuses upon a letter received from U.S. Secretary of War Simon Cameron to the Governor of Maine, recommending that no man should be appointed a field officer unless a graduate of the U.S. military academy.

Exact Creation Date

5-26-1861

Language

English

Location

Kennebec County; Augusta

Keywords

Civil War; Correspondence; Handwritten; Military

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter from John Hodsdon to Davis Tillson, May 26, 1861

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