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Philemon A. Bradford wrote to his wife, Lydia, in Turner in February 1864. Bradford, who served in Co. A of the 30th Maine Infantry Regiment, was in Louisiana.
He wrote, "whear ever we be thear ar an number of negroes about here it is said theare is 500 in camp on the other side of the river or Bayou as they call it. I talkt with A number of them they ar more enteligent then I exspect to find them they know about what is going on as well as the whites I can receiv more information from them then I can get from the whites that belong here."
About This Item
- Title: Philemon A. Bradford from Louisiana, 1864
- Creator: Philemon A. Bradford
- Creation Date: 1864-02-24
- Subject Date: 1864-02-24
- Franklin, LA
- Turner, Androscoggin County, ME
- Media: Paper
- Dimensions: 8 cm x 5 cm
- Collection: Private collection
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- United States--History--Civil War, 1860-1865--Personal narratives
- Bradford, Lydia Noyes--Correspondence
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 30th (1864-1865)
- Bradford, Philemon A.--Correspondence
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