Andrew H. Nickerson letter, Swanville, 1862

Contributed by Belfast Historical Society


Andrew H. Nickerson, brick-maker, joined the 19th Maine , Co. E in August, 1862. A month later, encamped at Fort Meigs, outside of Washington, he wrote to his grandparents in Swanville, to tell them about his life as a soldier. Andrew was the younger brother of Alfred E. Nickerson and both brothers joined the 19th Maine at the same time. Andrew was discharged on July 15, 1863.

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  • Title: Andrew H. Nickerson letter, Swanville, 1862
  • Creator: Andrew H. Nickerson
  • Creation Date: 1862-09-22
  • Subject Date: 1862-09-22
  • Location: Swanville, Waldo County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19 cm
  • Local Code: 120045
  • Collection: Nickerson Civil War Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Belfast Historical Society
10 Market Street, Belfast, ME 04915


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