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.
About This Item
- 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: 20.5 cm x 12.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/13
- Collection: John Parris Sheahan papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
- Camp Sorghum (Columbia, S.C.)
- Escaped prisoners of war
- Prisoner-of-war escapes
- Prisoners of war
- Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
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