John Marshall Brown private notebook, 1862-1863

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Commissioned first lieutenant in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry, John Marshall Brown of Portland served under Joshua Chamberlain.

Brown kept leather-bound journals of his experiences, often adding sketches descriptions. This journal begins in December 1862 and continues into early 1863, with information and a several sketches.

At the back of the journal are rosters and other personnel details of the 20th Maine.

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  • Title: John Marshall Brown private notebook, 1862-1863
  • Creator: John Marshall Brown
  • Creation Date: 1862–1863
  • Subject Date: 1862–1863
  • Location: USA
  • Media: Ink on paper, leather
  • Dimensions: 18.3 cm x 11.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2145, Box 6/MS 2
  • Collection: John Marshall Brown collection
  • Object Type: Text

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