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Item 64613

Title: Lt. John P. Sheahan on writing to him in prison, South Carolina, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-08-19

Location: Columbia

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 64614

Title: POW John Sheahan to Lizzie Shriver, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-09-30

Location: Columbia; Westminster

Media: Ink on paper

Item 64616

Title: Lt. John Sheahan from S.C. prison, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-09-30

Location: Columbia; Dennysville

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.