Clark S. Edwards Civil War Articles


Collection of articles written by Col. Clark S. Edwards for the local newspaper recounting his experiences during the Civil War. Including: Additionally, this collection includes: Many of these materials were gathered in a scrapbook, which is in the collections of the Maine Historical Society. The scrapbook also includes a few additional articles on the death of Clark S. Edwards published in Portland, Maine, newspapers. However, it omits number twenty-six of "War Reminicenses." A photocopy of the MHS scrapbook is available at the Bethel Historical Society.

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COL. EDWARDS’ LETTER. Bethel, Jan. 25th, 1896 My dear friend Stevens:— Your kind letter came to hand in due time; many thanks for the same. You say I may have forgotten you; my answer is, No, I well remember you and other sergeants of that old Co.…

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WAR REMINISCENCES OF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. [By Col. Clark S. Edwards] [number i] Having been often asked by many of my fellow citizens to give personal reminiscences of the different members of the Bethel Company, I…

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WAR REMINISCENCESOF THE BETHEL COMPANY, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment. By Col. Clark S. Edwards number ii The Fifth Maine Regiment left Portland for Washington, June 25, 1861. Forty rounds of ammunition were distributed to each soldier before…