Letter from Lorenzo Gammon to his cousin in Sebago, 1864

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Letter from Lorenzo Gammon in the Mass. 32 Regiment to his cousin in Sebago. Lorenzo writes on the back of a song tract, “Our Cavalry” and mentions that he is camped near the Maine 30th, 31st and 32nd regiments and has news of some mutual friends. He states that he is writing on Thanksgiving Day but has not seen many turkeys killed. He describes his log hut, plastered with mud, and a little fireplace.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter from Lorenzo Gammon to his cousin in Sebago, 1864
  • Creator: Gammon, Lorenzo S.
  • Creation Date: 1864-11-24
  • Subject Date: 1864-11-24
  • Local Name: Convene
  • Town: Sebago, Washington
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: DC, ME
  • Media: pencil on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.32 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: W4.8
  • Collection: Haley 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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