Lt. George B. Stevens to wife, Chantilly, VA, 1863

Contributed by Westbrook Historical Society


Lt. George B. Stevens (1839-1926) wrote to his wife, Jean "Jennie" Graham Stevens in Westbrook, of his appointment to Acting Adjutant.

Stevens enlisted in the 25th Maine Infantry Co E on September 29, 1862, and was soon promoted to 1st Lieutenant. In February 1865 he re-enlisted as a private, joining the 30th Maine infantry Co. H, and mustering out the following August.

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  • Title: Lt. George B. Stevens to wife, Chantilly, VA, 1863
  • Creator: Stevens, George Byron
  • Creation Date: 1863-04-10
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Chantilly, Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland, Fairfax
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: D4-3.1 Geo. B Stevens 25th Maine Letters
  • Collection: Geo. B. Stevens, 25th Maine Civil War Letters
  • Object Type: Text

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