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Cyril Pearl, a minister in South Freeport wrote to Benjamin H. Hinds, the agent for Maine of the Sanitary Commission in Washington, seeking information on behalf of Mrs. Mary B. Wyman of South Freeport on the procedures and costs of having her deceased husband's remains disinterred from the soldiers' cemetery at Arlington, Va., and moved to Maine.
Joseph D. Wyman of Co. E of the 13th Maine Infantry died of illness at the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, D.C., on July 19, 1864. He had enlisted at age 38 on Oct. 12, 1861.
About This Item
- Title: Request for information on reinterring soldier, 1864
- Creator: Pearl, Cyril
- Creation Date: 1864-10-15
- Subject Date: 1864-10-15
- Town: Freeport, South Freeport
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20.2 cm x 12.6 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 2/1
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission records
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
- Alexandria National Cemetery (Alexandria, Va.)--1860-1870
- Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Pearl, Cyril--Correspondence
- United States Sanitary Commission
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 13th (1861-1865). Company E
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