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Walter Rounds Letter regarding gunfire, 1864

Contributed by Sebago Historical Society

Corporal Walter Rounds, Co I, 17th ME Infantry, writes to cousin Abbie that he's served 2 years and has one to go. Though he writes that there is gunfire all around him, he hopes he will be as fortunate in the future to survive the war as he's been in the past.

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  • Title: Walter Rounds Letter regarding gunfire, 1864
  • Creator: Rounds, Walter
  • Creation Date: 1864-08-29
  • Subject Date: 1864-08-29
  • Town: Petersburg
  • State: VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 20 x 13
  • Local Code: W.WR.5
  • Collection: Diana Letellier: Family Letters
  • Object Type: Text

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

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