Letter from Cpl. William A. Allen, 1863

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


A letter from Camp Chantilly, Fairfax Courthouse, Virginia, from William A. Allen, a corporal in the 27th Maine Infantry, addressed to "Friend Benton." (S. Benton Emery)

The letter discusses taking home a rifle and pistol when his enlistment is up.

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  • Title: Letter from Cpl. William A. Allen, 1863
  • Creator: William A. Allen
  • Creation Date: 1863-05-03
  • Subject Date: 1863-05-03
  • Location: Fairfax, Fairfax County, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 21 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 401, Box 3/1
  • Collection: Edwin Emery papers
  • Object Type: Text

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