Joseph Rogers of Warner enlisted in the 11th NH Volunteer Infantry Regiment in 1862. Because he was a shoemaker (and therefore knew how to work with leather), he was soon transferred to the 2nd US Army Artillery. He mustered out in June 1865.

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SEE ALSO: Civil War | 1860s | Warner


Forty-eight of Rogers’ letters to his sister and wife have been collected by the Warner Historical Society in this outstanding book:

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