Mr. Lincoln's War
The Civil War in the words of western New York soldiers and Citizens

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Orrin Allen Letters

 

Exerpts from several of Orrin Allen's letters are included in this site. Many other letters to and from Orrin Allen are referred to in the timeline and may be researched at the Fenton History Center.

September 10, 1862 November 2, 1862
September 12, 1862 November 14, 1862
September 19, 1862  November 18, 1862
October 5, 1862 November 23, 1862
October 7, 1862 November 30, 1862
October 17, 1862 December 1, 1862
October 18, 1862 December 15, 1862 (letter from sister Annie)
October 25, 1862 (letter from wife Francis) December 21, 1862
October 29, 1862