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Leave card, Camp King, 1862

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Leave card, Camp King, 1862

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Grenville F. Sparrow (1838-1907), a Portland native, served in the 17th Maine Regiment and was granted a 24-hour leave at Camp King, Cape Elizabeth, in 1862.

The regiment left Maine for Washington, D.C., and Virginia later in August 1862.

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  • Title: Leave card, Camp King, 1862
  • Creation Date: 1862-08-12
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: South Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink and pencil on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 5.7 x 8.8
  • Local Code: Coll. 2293, Scrapbook 3
  • Collection: Grenville Sparrow
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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