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J.M. Brown letter from Aldie, Va., 1863

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A captain in the 20th Maine Volunteers, John Marshall Brown of Portland wrote to his sister, Ellen (Nellie), discussing the circular nature of their marches, the setting, and speculation about the future of the Civil War.

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  • Title: J.M. Brown letter from Aldie, Va., 1863
  • Creator: Brown, John Marshall
  • Creation Date: 1863-07-20
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Aldie, Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Loudoun
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-602, Misc. Box 23/4
  • Collection: John Marshall Brown correspondence
  • Object Type: Text

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