David Brown's letter from Sebago to John L Hodsdon, 1862
Contributed by Sebago Historical Society
In this letter David Brown, Draft Orderly Sergeant, answers the letter that he received from Adjutant General Hodsdon, in regards to the improprieties in the draft that was called in Sebago in Sept 1862.
He defends his actions saying, "I write this to explain why I done what I did just to evade a cession Riot!!!"
- Title: David Brown's letter from Sebago to John L Hodsdon, 1862
- Creator: Brown, David
- Creation Date: 1862-09-29
- Subject Date: 1862-09-29
- Town: Sebago
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24.8 cm x 19 cm
- Local Code: W CC NW 21
- Collection: archives Augusta, Maine
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Sebago Historical Society
PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
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LC Subject Headings
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army--Recruiting and enlistment, etc.
Bounties, Military--United States--Cases
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