Sgt. James Sanborn drawing, Virginia, 1863
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
James G. Sanborn of Portland was 23 when he enlisted in Co. H of the 5th Maine Infantry Regiment on June 24, 1861 as a corporal. He was promoted to full sergeant on June 15, 1862.
Among his effects was this drawing of his winter quarters in 1863.
Written on the drawing is, "Winter Quarters of Sergeant Sanborn Tho Lawrence John Jordan & Anthony Gould Winter of 1863 at Hazel River, Va."
Sanborn was mustered out on July 27, 1864.
- Title: Sgt. James Sanborn drawing, Virginia, 1863
- Creator: Sanborn, James
- Creation Date: 1863
- Subject Date: 1863
- State: VA
- Media: Pencil on paper
- Local Code: Coll. S-5371
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Hazel River (Virginia)
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1864)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies
United States. Army--Military life
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
Sanborn, James--Homes and haunts--Virginia--Hazel River
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