Letter to John Sheahan about son, 1865
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
John Sheahan of Dennysville received a letter in March 1865 about his son, Lt. John P. Sheahan of the 31st Maine Infantry, saying that he had escaped from a Confederate Prison at Charlotte, N.C. and should be through Confederate lines and home in several weeks.
Daniel White wrote from Bangor, "I have know doubt but he will come out all right." White was a Colonel in Co. A of the 31st Maine Infantry.
- Title: Letter to John Sheahan about son, 1865
- Creator: White, Daniel
- Creation Date: 1865-03-22
- Subject Date: 1865
- Town: Dennysville
- County: Washington
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.2
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/15
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Prisoners of war
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
Sheahan, John Parris, 1844?-1894
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
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