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William Brown letter on Charles Cole death, near Washington, D.C., 1862

Contributed by John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society

William Brown of the 25th Maine Regiment that was stationed outside Washington, D.C., wrote to the Benjamin Cole family, his neighbors in Segago, to them them know that Pvt. Charles Cole, also of the 25th Maine, had died.

Brown let the senior Cole know what the expenses were to ship his son's body back to Sebago.

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  • Title: William Brown letter on Charles Cole death, near Washington, D.C., 1862
  • Creator: Brown, William S.
  • Creation Date: 1862-12-17
  • Subject Date: 1862-12-17
  • Town: Sebago
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13
  • Local Code: W.CC.15
  • 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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