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Letter written by John M. Dillingham to his mother Margaret, August 22, 1862

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society

Naval seaman John Monroe Dillingham writes from Boston that he and his friend John Angier Hyde (1843-) have just been drafted on board the U.S. sloop of war Housatonic and that their stations have been assigned. He talks about secessionists.

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  • Title: Letter written by John M. Dillingham to his mother Margaret, August 22, 1862
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Monroe
  • Creation Date: 1862-08-22
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: Boston, Freeport
  • County: Cumberland, Suffolk
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: paper
  • Local Code: 1862-08-22 JMD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-3170
http://www.freeporthistoricalsociety.org

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