Inventory of boxes sent to front, Washington D.C., 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


The Maine Agency Sanitary Commission in Washington, D.C. coordinated much of the care of Maine soldiers and services provided to them.

Among the agency's duties was forwarding boxes of goods shipped from home, or boxes with supplies for regiments, to the front. Many of the boxes were sent through the agency's Portland office.

The report is for January 26, 1864.

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About This Item

  • Title: Inventory of boxes sent to front, Washington D.C., 1864
  • Creator: Hayes, C. C.
  • Creation Date: 1864-01-26
  • Subject Date: 1864
  • Town: Portland, Washington
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: DC, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.6 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
  • Object Type: Text

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