C.A. Garcelon on promotion issues, Virginia, 1863
Contributed by Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Charles A. Garcelon, 2nd lieutenant in Co. F of the 16th Maine Infantry, wrote to his uncle William H. Waldron, who had been discharged from the 16th Maine about a month earlier because of wounds received at Gettysburg, regarding Waldon's belongings.
Garcelon also wrote about whether to retain his position or seek a promotion. His uncle and others had advised him to keep his position, which was with the Bridgade Ambulance Corps. If he returned to his regiment, his colonel believed, Garcelon might not be "able to stand the marching and fatigue."
- Title: C.A. Garcelon on promotion issues, Virginia, 1863
- Creation Date: 1863-10-27
- State: VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: MC106 H
- Object Type: Text
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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240-6018
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LC Subject Headings
Military discharges--United States--1860-1870
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Garcelon, Charles A.--Correspondence
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 16th (1862-1865). Company F
United States. Army. Ambulance Service
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