Lt. John Sheahan on need for money, Virginia, 1865
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John P. Sheahan, 1st lieutenant of Co. E., 31st Maine Infantry, wrote to his father in Dennysville asking for money. He said he needed it because he was to be married soon and needed clothes.
Sheahan wrote that the government owned him $600, but he could not get it yet.
Sheahan married Lizzie Shriver of Westminster, Maryland, on July 16, 1865.
- Title: Lt. John Sheahan on need for money, Virginia, 1865
- Creator: Sheahan, John P.
- Creation Date: 1865-07-01
- Subject Date: 1865
- Town: Dennysville
- County: Washington
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.5
- 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--Marriage
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
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