Letters, 1862-1863.


Letters, 1862-1863.

Two letters detailing Chamberlain's Civil War experiences written to his wife Francis (Fanny) Caroline Adams Chamberlain. One letter (21 Sept. 1862) describing Chamberlain's actions in the crossing of Antietam Creek, Pa. and Md., and Sharpsburg, Md., and a second letter (28 July 1863), relating to events after the Battle of Gettysburg with the Army of the Potomac, under the command of George G. Meade, pursuing Robert E. Lee's army out of Maryland and into Virginia and pausing to rest for several days.

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