John P. Sheahan on possible promotion, Virginia, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John P. Sheahan, 1st lieutenant of Co. E. of the 31st Maine Infantry, wrote to his father in Dennysville that he might be promoted to captain, He sought his father's advice.
Sheahan also expressed lack of confidence in President Lincoln because of his call for more troops and more funds for the war.
- Title: John P. Sheahan on possible promotion, Virginia, 1864
- Creator: Sheahan, John P.
- Creation Date: 1864-07-14
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Dennysville, Petersburg
- County: Washington
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.7
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/9
- 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, 1844?-1894--Military service
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
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