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Ella Cole to brother Charles, Sebago, 1862

Contributed by John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society

Ella Cole, who was about 11, wrote to her brother Charles, a solider in Co. K of the 25th Maine Regiment in Arlington Heights, Virginia, that "the scholars all miss you at school."

She sent him a sheet of paper and an envelope for a return letter. She noted that a number of his classmates had written to him and were awaiting replies.

Cole's father, Benjamin, mentioned that Sebago needed to enlist three more three-month men and three more three-year men.

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  • Title: Ella Cole to brother Charles, Sebago, 1862
  • Creator: Cole, Ella Frances
  • Creation Date: 1862-11-16
  • Subject Date: 1962-11-16
  • Town: Sebago
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13
  • Local Code: W.CC.11
  • Object Type: Text

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Sebago Historical Society
PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
(207) 787-2489

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