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United States. -- Army. -- Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment, 1st (1863-1865)

Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

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Benjamin F. Oakes Civil War letter

Identifier: MS-0392
Scope and Contents One letter (December 13, 1864) from Union soldier Capt. Benjamin F. Oakes of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery to J. G. Richardson. The letter was written from "in the field" near Petersburg, Virginia. Oakes describes in detail the destruction of the Weldon Railroad by Union troops and the burning buildings in Sussex Courthouse. VA. Oakes was originally from Old Town, Maine and resided post-war in East Tawas, Michigan.

Letter to J. G. Richardson, 1864 December 13

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