Gov. Cony letter about sick soldier, Augusta, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Governor Samuel Cony wrote to Col. Benjamin Hinds, agent of the Maine Agency Sanitary Commission in Washington, D.C., about a father, Hiram Dearborn, who appealed to the governor for a furlough or transfer for his sick son. The governor noted that the soldier and his two brothers were all in the army.
The soldier, Calvin H.C. Dearborn of Augusta was 20 when he enlisted in the 4th Maine Light Artillery Battery on August 11, 1862. He was mustered out on April 18, 1865.
The two brothers, Daniel O. Dearborn and Emulus Dearborn also served in the 4th Maine Light Artillery Battery.
- Title: Gov. Cony letter about sick soldier, Augusta, 1864
- Creator: Cony, Samuel
- Creation Date: 1864-10-26
- Town: Alexandria, Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 2/1
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Light Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). Battery, 4th
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Cony, Samuel, 1811-1870--Correspondence
United States Sanitary Commission
Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
Medical aspects of war
Health care facilities--Virginia--Alexandria
Military leaves and furloughs
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