Letter to John Sheahan recalling escape, 1865
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Charles M. Lynch of Erie, Pennsylvania, wrote to John P. Sheahan, a native of Dennysville, recalling their escape from a Confederate prison in South Carolina earlier in late in 1864.
Lynch was in the 145th Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Lynch reported that he was now practicing law in Erie and doing well. He congratulated Sheahan on his marriage.
- Title: Letter to John Sheahan recalling escape, 1865
- Creator: Lynch, Charles M.
- Creation Date: 1865-11-09
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Dennysville, Erie
- County: Washington
- State: ME, PA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.5 x 12.5
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/13
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
Escaped prisoners of war
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
Prisoners of war
Camp Sorghum (Columbia, S.C.)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
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