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Letter about Pvt. Cole serious illness, near Washington, D.C., 1862

Contributed by John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society

William Brown of Sebago, a solider in the 25th Maine Regiment, wrote to Benjamin Cole in Sebago, to tell him that his son, Pvt. Charles Cole was quite sick and probably not going to recover.

Brown had written a week earlier to tell the family that Cole was sick with a fever.

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  • Title: Letter about Pvt. Cole serious illness, near Washington, D.C., 1862
  • Creator: Brown, William Stearns
  • Creation Date: 1862-12-15
  • Subject Date: 1862-12-15
  • Town: Sebago, Washington
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: DC, ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13
  • Local Code: W.CC.14
  • Collection: John Micavich:Charles Cole Civil War letters
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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