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

Creator(s)

Sylvester Baker

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Document Type

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C302608

Description

Letter from Sylvester Baker to his father and mother in Skowhegan, Maine. He asks for a pot, butter, dry apples, tobacco, two hatchets, and a two-bladed knife.

"Father you don't now what it is to be soldiers and what we git to eat. some times we git anought to eat and gin we git nought."

Exact Creation Date

12-20-1863

Language

English

Location

Somerset County; Skowhegan

Other Location

Falmouth, Virginia

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter to Father and Mother, December 20, 1863

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