John Sheahan on return to regiment, Virginia, 1863
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Pvt. John Sheahan of the 1st Maine Cavalry wrote to his father in Dennysville that he had returned to his regiment after several months at a "dismounted" camp in Washington, D.C., because his horse had been condemned.
Sheahan reported the the regiment made a raid into Confederate territory and burned tanneries, saddle shops, and buildings that held Confederate cavalry equipment.
- Title: John Sheahan on return to regiment, Virginia, 1863
- Creator: Sheahan, John Parris
- Creation Date: 1863-12-26
- Subject Date: 1863
- Town: Dennysville
- County: Washington
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25 x 20
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/7
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
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