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Label
1862-1863
Inclusive dates
1862-1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letters, 1862-1863, from Seth H. Alden, Virginia, to his family in Turner, Maine, including his father, Azel, sister Eunice, and cousin Losania C. Harris. The letters were written while Alden served with the 16th Maine Infantry Regiment in Arlington, Alexandria, Rappahannock Station, and Warrenton, Virginia. Topics include troop movements, casualties, weather and landscape in Virginia, camp life and conditions, paychecks and supply costs. Alden also asks about home life and crops. Includes transcripts and partial transcripts for some of the letters
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Seth H. Alden (b. 1841) was the son of Azel Alden (b. 1809) and Mercy Alden (b. 1807) of Turner, Maine. He enlisted with the 16th Maine Infantry, Company E, in August 1862 and mustered out June 1865. He was wounded at Fredericksburg, Virginia, on 13 December 1862. After the war he was a farmer in Turner, Maine.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letters
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
  • 11
  • 12
Immediate source of acquisition
East Coast Books
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001548999
Type of unit
  • leaves and
  • pages.

Library Locations

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