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Weld F. Sargent Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1542-sc

Scope and Contents

Letter written by Weld Sargent informing Mrs. Fogler of the death of her husband George P. Fogler on July 2, 1863 in the Battle of Gettysburg. Accompanied by letter written Sept. 26, 1964, from the donor giving biographical information about Sargent and Fogler.

Dates

  • July 6, 1863

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

George P. Fogler, a private in Company K of the 19th Maine Infantry Regiment, was killed in battle at Gettysburg. Weld F. Sargent, a sergeant in Company K, was killed in battle on June 6, 1864. Both were residents of Boothbay, Maine.

Extent

1 page (20 cm)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Letter written by Weld Sargent informing Mrs. Fogler of the death of her husband George P. Fogler on July 2, 1863 in the Battle of Gettysburg. Accompanied by letter written Sept. 26, 1964, from the donor giving biographical information about Sargent and Fogler.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Clarence Holden in Sept. 1964.

General

Holograph, signed.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Weld F. Sargent Letter
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
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