Pvt. John Sheahan on death of brother in war, 1863
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Pvt. John Sheahan of the 1st Maine Cavalry, writing from the dismounted camp in Washington, D.C., discusses the death of his brother William.
William Sheahan enlisted on July 15, 1861 in Co. F of the Maine 6th Infantry Regiment. He was 25 years old and given the rank of corporal. William Sheahan was killed on November 7, 1863 at Rappahannock Station, Virginia.
- Title: Pvt. John Sheahan on death of brother in war, 1863
- Creator: Sheahan, John Parris
- Creation Date: 1863-11-21
- Subject Date: 1863
- Town: Washington
- State: DC, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.7
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/7
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
Rappahannock Station, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1863
Sheahan, William--Death and burial
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