Lt. John Sheahan on army nearing Richmond, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Lt. John Sheahan, formerly of the 1st Maine Cavalry, was waiting in White House, Virginia, to join his new regiment, the 31st Maine Infantry. He had recently been commissioned as a 1st lieutenant.
He wrote to his father in Dennysville about Grant's army, the wounded coming in from battlefields, and the declining strength of the Confederate army.
- Title: Lt. John Sheahan on army nearing Richmond, 1864
- Creator: Sheahan, John P.
- Creation Date: 1864-06-07
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Dennysville, White House
- County: Washington
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/9
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
Sheahan, John Parris, 1844?-1894
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Sheahan, John Parris,--Correspondence
Confederate States of America. Army
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