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War Reminiscences of the Bethel Company, Company I, Fifth Maine Regiment [Number 1]

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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…

The Boys of '61

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The Boys of ’61.Bethel, May 4, 1901 This day, forty years ago, our lovely village was excited as never before in its history. In the early morn, carriages were seen coming in from every direction, in some cases, wives to bring their husbands, in…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 3]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. By Col. C. S. Edwards. Bethel, May 3, 1900. Thirty-seven years ago this day, was fought the great battle of Chancellorsville, commanded by Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, who at that time was commander of the Potomac Army. We…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 2]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. Official Report of One of the Most Bloody Conflicts of the Civil War. [Continued from last week.] Soon the shouts of the enemy immediately in our front, warned us that they were advancing, and every man stood ready to…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 1]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. Official Report of One of the Most Bloody Conflicts of the Civil War. The following is the official report of the Fifth Maine at Fredericksburg, as given by Col. Edwards to General John L. Hodsdon.It has not been revised…

Death of Gen. Clark S. Edwards

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DEATH OF GEN. CLARK S. EDWARDS An Honored Citizen—A Distinguished Soldier—A Noble Hero and Patriot has gone to his rest. Passed quietly away at his home last Sunday Evening, at 8.45 o’clock, after an illness of but a few days. A hero and patriot…

Col. Edwards’ Letter

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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.…

Clark S. Edwards, Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment, compiled letters 1861-1903

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Finding aid for Clark S. Edwards Papers (2002-310) in the Pearce Civil War Collection at Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas. Includes biographical sketch, summary of each letter, and complete transcriptions of all 119 letters.

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Clark S. Edwards house at the 1896 centenary

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The Vernon Street home of General Clark S. Edwards was trimmed in patriotic bunting for the 1896 centenary of Bethel's incorporation as a town. Visible behind the porch roof balustrade, Edwards distinguished himself in several major Civil War…