This collection contains one clipping of a letter from James Hopkins Larkin to his sons during the Civil War.
Pvt. James Hopkins Larkin (1809 - 1862) was probably born in Chesterfield, NH and lived in Andover, MA and Mount Tabor, VT.
After a letter to his sons about their desire to enlist in the United States Army was published in a newspaper in 1861, Larkin
joined Company G of the Seventh Vermont Volunteer Infantry the following year. The 7th VVI was a three-years' regiment that
served in the western theater, primarily in Louisiana and Florida. Pvt. Larkin died of dysentery on October 15, 1862. He is
buried in Chalmette National Cemetery in Louisiana.
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