Charles Garcelon to uncle on finances, Virginia, 1863
Contributed by Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library
Lt. Charles Garcelon of Co. I of the 16th Maine Infantry wrote to his uncle William Waldron, who had been captain of Garcelon's company until being wounded at Gettysburg in July 1863 and discharged for disability in September 1863.
Garcelon wrote about getting paid and expected the money to go into the bank, but instead Dr. Shackford took it, giving his note for it. Garcelon wrote that one of his aunts thought that was "not quite right."
Garcelon reported on how much he had, what he needed funds for, and his intention to send most of the money for some unnamed purpose.
- Title: Charles Garcelon to uncle on finances, Virginia, 1863
- Creator: Garcelon, Charles Augustus
- Creation Date: 1863-12-10
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: MC106 I
- 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
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 16th (1862-1865). Company F
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Garcelon, Charles A.--Correspondence
United States. Army. Ambulance Service
United States--Armed Forces--Pay, allowances, etc.
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