John M. Dillingham to his mother, September 5, 1862
Contributed by Freeport Historical Society
Naval seaman John Monroe Dillingham is aboard the U.S. sloop of war Housatonic, writing from Boston.
He describes some of his duties and mentions a trial sea trip and comments on events at home in Freeport.
- Title: John M. Dillingham to his mother, September 5, 1862
- Creator: Dillingham, John Monroe
- Creation Date: 1862-09-05
- Subject Date: 1862
- Town: Boston, Freeport
- County: Cumberland, Suffolk
- State: MA, ME
- Media: paper
- Local Code: 1862-09-05 JMD to MDD letter
- Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
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LC Subject Headings
Clothing and dress
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Bandages and bandaging
Housatonic (sloop of war)
Dilllingham, John Monroe, 1844-1864--Correspondence
Dilllingham, John Monroe, 1844-1864--Travel
Dillingham, Margaret Dennison, 1818-1878--Correspondence
Military art and science
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