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Item 19256

Title: John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: Freeport; San Francisco

Media: Photograph

Item 19257

Title: Margaret Dennison Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: circa 1870

Location: Freeport

Media: Photograph

Item 19261

Title: John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861

Contributed by: Freeport Historical Society

Date: 1861-12-14

Location: Freeport; Bath; New York; Hamburg

Media: paper

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John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.