Contributed by Sebago Historical Society
Charles Cole of Sebago, a private in Co. K of the 25th Maine Infantry, wrote to his family in late November 1862 that he was healthy and well fed, the barracks were warm, and they had a wood stove for heat.
Responding to a letter, he wrote that he was upset that a neighbor of his family in Sebago, Joe Wiggins, or one of his family stole a turkey from the Coles, but is happy his mother still had one for Thanksgiving.
About This Item
- Title: Charles Cole to his family, Virginia, 1862
- Creator: Cole, Charles W
- Creation Date: 1862-11-30
- Subject Date: 1862
- Town: Arlington Heights, Sebago, Standish, Washington
- County: Cumberland
- State: DC, ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 13 cm
- Local Code: W.CC.31
- Collection: John Micavich: Charles Cole Civil War Letters
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Thanksgiving Day
- Cole, Charles H.--Correspondence
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 25th (1862-1863)
- Cole family
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
For more information about this item, contact:Sebago Historical Society
PO Box 59, Sebago, ME 04029
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