J. M. Dillingham letter to mother, October 1861
Contributed by Freeport Historical Society
In this letter John M. Dillingham tells of his and his father's safe arrival in Queenstown, Ireland, after a passage of 112 days from the Chinchas Islands, Peru.
He mentions seeing the Confederate flag flown from a ship as they neared England. He also expresses his indignation at this brazen show of rebelliousness. He is glad to to hear all is well at home in Freeport.
- Title: J. M. Dillingham letter to mother, October 1861
- Creator: Dillingham, John Monroe
- Creation Date: 1861-10-20
- Subject Date: 1861
- Town: Antwerp, Cork, Freeport, Queenstown
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: 1861-10-20 JMD to MDD
- Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
- Object Type: Text
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Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
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LC Subject Headings
Dilllingham, John Monroe, 1844-1864--Travel
Dilllingham, John Monroe, 1844-1864--Correspondence
Dillingham, Margaret Dennison, 1818-1878--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
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