Letter seeking back pay, Virginia, 1861
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
George E. Sawyer of Co. B, 31st Maine Volunteers, wrote to Mr. Watson, an agent of the Maine Sanitary Commission noting that he had not been paid for six months and hoped to be paid before he returned to the front.
Sawyer was at Wolf Street Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia.
- Title: Letter seeking back pay, Virginia, 1861
- Creator: Sawyer, George E.
- Creation Date: 1861-08-12
- Subject Date: 1861
- Town: Alexandria
- State: VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 18.2 x 11.3
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 1/1
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)--Salaries, etc.
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States Sanitary Commission
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Civilian relief
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