Contributed by Maine Historical Society
William A. Allen wrote to "Friend Bent" (Benton Emery) from Camp Seward in Baltimore. He discussed seeing blacks and "Dixies land" for the first time.
Allen, of Sanford, was 20 when he enlisted in Co. E. of the 27th Maine Infantry on September 30, 1862. He was mustered out on July 17, 1863.
About This Item
- Title: William Allen letter from Camp Seward, 1862
- Creator: Allen, William A.
- Creation Date: 1862-11-16
- Subject Date: 1862
- Town: Baltimore
- State: MD
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 401, Box 3/1
- Collection: Edwin Emery papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.