Charles Cole writes to parents before leaving Portland 1862
Contributed by John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society
Charles Cole, Co K, 25th ME Infantry, tells his parents that his regiment was expected to leave for Washington, D.C. the next day. They finally got their guns, but "they was old flint lockes altered over" and the Col. refused them. The shoes that were issued Charles were too small and he couldn't swap with anyone, so he sent them home to his brother Horatio.
- Title: Charles Cole writes to parents before leaving Portland 1862
- Creator: Cole, Charles W.
- Creation Date: 1862-10-15
- Subject Date: 1862-10-15
- Town: Sebago
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: ink and paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13
- Local Code: W.CC.4
- Collection: John Micavich: Charles Cole Civil War letters
- Object Type: Text
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Cole, Charles H.--Correspondence
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1863)
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