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.
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
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
- Foot--Wounds and injuries
- Sheahan, John Parris, 1844?-1894--Health
- Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
- United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
- War wounds
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