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Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

46347-F016-I003

Description

Letter to Adjutant General Hodsdon from Mrs. Henry E. Dexter asking about missing husband and inquiring if he was killed or wounded at Gettysburg.

"Boston, Aug. 3d, 1863

Mr. Hodsdon

Dear Sir,

I have not heard from my dear husband for a long time and write to you to know whether he was killed or wounded in the battle at Gettysburg he was in the 16th Maine Regt, Company A his name was Henry E. Dexter if you will let me know you will greatly oblige.

Mrs. H.E. Dexter

Boston, Mass

Exact Creation Date

8-3-1863

Language

English

Keywords

Civil War; 16th Maine Regiment; Battle of Gettysburg; Correspondence

Letter to Adjutant General Hodsdon from Mrs. Henry E. Dexter asking about missing husband, August 3, 1863


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