Mother seeking return of soldier son, Old Town, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Margaret Gray of Old Town wrote to Leonard Watson, Maine Agency Sanitary Commission in March 1864, pleading with him to help return her son from the war.
She wrote that he was underage when he enlisted and she did not give him permission.
She previously had visited the Sanitary Commission office in Washington, D.C.
- Title: Mother seeking return of soldier son, Old Town, 1864
- Creator: Gray, Margaret
- Creation Date: 1864-03-27
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Old Town
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20 x 12.5
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 1/3
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States Sanitary Commission
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Civilian relief
United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.
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