Keywords: Young man
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Contributed by: Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center
Media: paper; photograph
One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.