Lemuel F (Franklin) Liscom served in the 14th New Hampshire for 3 years. An Original Civil War letter from his brother at home in Hinsdale, NH, Feb 22, 1863 to Hon L. Liscom"- "Dear Brother Frank asks if he has yet made lieutenant, he misses his brother and Sam, - recalls he had rather gone soldiering, what do you think about it now?I have had the War fever since you and Sam went away, how are your fifers, do they play as well as Burnham? He asks about Daniel Crown (Dan Crowningshield, also Company A 14th NHV who died a POW at Salisbury, NC), Charles writes he will be home soon when he gets his discharge, surgeons have signed for him, is in General Grants Division, coming down the River soon and will get Vicksburg in a few days, (Charles served w the 26th Iowa at Vicksburg, died Feb, 1863), Albert got his discharge. Writer has been playing the fiddle and viola with school mates, he gives news villagers and asks Frank to write often about the regiment. John H Liscom is here.
The letter is 4pp 8 x 5 ink. Age stains, minor edge wear, Overall VG.Comes with the postal cover addressed to Frank Liscom, Co A, 14th Reg New Hampshire Vol, Washington, DC. Age spots, Overall VG & complete but signed on margin and I can't read the name. Frank and Samuel Liscomb, Hinsdale, NH served together in A Company, 14th New Hampshire. From the Liscom estate & comes with service info.