Horatio Cole writes to Charles Cole
Contributed by John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society
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Horatio, brother of Charles Cole Co K, 25th ME Infantry, sends news from home - how many bushels of potatoes they've dug, how many quarts of acorns the younger children have collected. Their mother has made a new shirt for Charles and wants very much for him to come home for a visit. He mentions that Mrs. Decker, their neighbor, has had news of her brother Edwin Witham, who was wounded in battle. News has come that another Sebago soldier, Daniel D Martin, was wounded in the leg and was taken prisoner. Charles' father Benjamin warns Charles not to sell his orders at a discount and to protect himself.
- Title: Horatio Cole writes to Charles Cole
- Creator: Cole, Horatio Hill
- Creation Date: 1862-10-05
- Subject Date: 1865-10-05
- Town: Portland, Sebago
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: ink and paper
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: W.CC.4
- Collection: John Micavich: Charles Cole family letters
- Object Type: Text
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Sebago Historical Society
PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
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LC Subject Headings
Cole, Charles H.--Correspondence
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army--Recruiting and enlistment, etc.
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1863)
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