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Object ID 1991-083-013
Object Name Letter
Collection Kelley Archives
Title Letters of John Nelson Dennen
Scope & Content An autobiography, written as a letter, by John Nelson Dennen from Augusta, Maine.
The letter chronicles his activities in the 31st Maine Infantry Volunteer unit, marching to Philadelphia, Washington and Alexandria, Virginia.
John Dennen joined the the Army on February 22, 1864 and fought "the rebs" in Virginia. The story ends with Dennen heading to New York on August 27, 1864.
Extent of Description 4 sheets, 19 cm x 25 cm
Date 1864
Credit line The Dennen Family Collection
Caption John Nelson Dennen
Classification Correspondence/Letter
People Dennen, John Nelson, 1846 - 1915
Subjects Civil wars
Military life
Search Terms Maine