Sylvester Baker Diary, 20th Maine Regiment, Co.D

Creator(s)

Sylvester Baker

Files

Download

Download Full Text (821 KB)

Document Type

Text

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C302608

Description

Letter from Sylvester Baker writing to his mother from the 20th Maine Regiment camp near Hatcher's Run, Virginia. The battle of Hatcher's Run, also known as Dabney's Mill, Armstrong's Mill, Rowanty Creek, and Vaughn Road, fought February 5–7, 1865, was one in a series of Union offensives during the Siege of Petersburg.

"I had my picture taken [?} day so you can see how I look after being in the serves [sic] two years and half and seeing some rough times."

Exact Creation Date

2-28-1865

Language

English

Other Location

Hatcher's Run, Virginia; Petersburg

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter to Mother from Hatcher's Run, February 28, 1865

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

Rights Statement

No Copyright - United States. URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.