POW Sheahan request for money, South Carolina, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Lt. John P. Sheahan of the 31st Maine Infantry, being held prisoner at Richland Prison (Camp Sorgum) in Columbia, South Carolina, wrote to his father in Dennysville, asking him to send money through a Maine sailor who could deliver it to young Sheahan in prison.
- Title: POW Sheahan request for money, South Carolina, 1864
- Creator: Sheahan, John P.
- Creation Date: 1864-10-07 - 1864-10-17
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Columbia, Dennysville
- County: Washington
- State: ME, SC
- Media: Pencil and ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 12 x 19.8
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/10
- 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
Prisoners of war
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Camp Sorghum (Columbia, S.C.)
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