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

Contributed by Westbrook Historical Society


Lt. George B. Stevens of Westbrook, serving at the 25th Maine Regiment's headquarters in Chantilly, Virginia, wrote home to his wife Jean "Jennie" Graham Stevens about day-to-day life in camp and his longing for home.

Stevens (1839-1926) 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 Co. H of the 30th Maine infantry. He mustered out the following August.

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About This Item

  • Title: Lt. George B. Stevens letter to wife, Chantilly, VA, 1863
  • Creator: Stevens, George Byron
  • Creation Date: 1863-04-17
  • Subject Date: 1863
  • Town: Chantilly, Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland, Fairfax
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 19.5 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: D$-3.1 Geo. B. Stevens 25th Maine Letters
  • Collection: Geo. B. Stevens, 25th Maine Civil War Letters
  • Object Type: Text

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Westbrook Historical Society
426 Bridge Street, Westbrook, ME 04092
(207) 854-5588

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