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George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0653-sc

Autograph letter signed. Letter is written "Camping in the woods near Patomac Creek Station, Va," during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is less than pleased with the organization and leadership of the army and the war, in general.

Dates

  • December 28, 1862

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

4 pages (4 pages ; 26 cm)

Overview

Autograph letter signed. Letter is written "Camping in the woods near Patomac Creek Station, Va," during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is less than pleased with the organization and leadership of the army and the war, in general.

Biographical Note

George W. Ayer mustered into the army at age 38 from Unity, Maine, as a private on 12 Oct. 1861 and out on 11 Oct. 1864.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James and Judith Reed.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686