John Sheahan letter from Belle Plain, Virginia, 1863

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


John Sheahan, a Civil War soldier, wrote to his father in Dennysville, Jan. 16, 1863. Though Sheahan dated this letter 1862, he wrote it in 1863 from a camp near Belle Plain, Virginia.

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About This Item

  • Title: John Sheahan letter from Belle Plain, Virginia, 1863
  • Creator: Sheahan, John Parris
  • Creation Date: 1863-01-16
  • Subject Date: 1863-01-16
  • Town: Belle Plain, Dennysville
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/3
  • Collection: John Parris Sheahan papers
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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