Maine Memory Network
Maine's Online Museum

Login · My Account · Show Album


 

 

Request for information on reinterring soldier, 1864

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Request for information on reinterring soldier, 1864

Item 65106 enlarge zoom send e-card Share this on Facebook Share this on Twitter add to album

Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.

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.

Transcription

Item has a transcription view a full transcription

Click the link above to download and view the PDF file. Help with PDF.

Other Information


  • Title: Request for information on reinterring soldier, 1864
  • Creator: Pearl, Cyril
  • Creation Date: 1864-10-15
  • Town: Freeport, South Freeport
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.6
  • Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 2/1
  • Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

Print This Record

Share what you know about this item

... Or if there's a problem with this page, tell us.

We do NOT offer appraisals on like items. Check our Note on Appraisals.

*Required fields.