John P. Sheahan on wound to foot, Virginia, 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


John P. Sheahan of the 1st Maine Cavalry, awaiting a discharge to accept a commission in the 31st Maine Infantry, was wounded in the foot. He assured his father that the wound was not serious.

He expected his discharge to arrive any day.

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About This Item

  • Title: John P. Sheahan on wound to foot, Virginia, 1864
  • Creator: Sheahan, John P.
  • Creation Date: 1864-03-26
  • Subject Date: 1864
  • Town: Dennysville, Warrenton
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.2 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/8
  • Collection: John Parris Sheahan papers
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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