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

Creator(s)

Sylvester Baker

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Document Type

Text

Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C302608

Description

Letter from Sylvester Baker to his mother. Baker writes from the front during the ongoing Siege of Petersburg in August 1864 and describes blowing up the Confederate fort.

"The rebels thought the Devel [sic] was coming for we had 10 100-pound mortars that threw in the fort in front of us..."

Exact Creation Date

8-8-1864

Language

English

Other Location

Petersburg, Virginia

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter to Mother from Petersburg, August 8, 1864

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