Pvt. John Sheahan on arrival in Washington, 1862
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Pvt. John Sheahan of the 1st Maine Cavalry, with his unit in Washington, D.C., awaiting issuance of horses, wrote to his father in Dennysville that "there is men coming from the battle field every day to Washington churches and in fact every building that can be procured is turned into a hospital."
He reported on the unit's trip from Maine to Washington.
- Title: Pvt. John Sheahan on arrival in Washington, 1862
- Creator: Sheahan, John Parris
- Creation Date: 1862-09-14
- Subject Date: 1862
- Town: Washington
- State: DC
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.5
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/1
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Sheahan, John Parris, 1844?-1894--Correspondence
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Arrivals & departures--Washington, D.C.
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