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Lt. John Sheahan on army nearing Richmond, 1864

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Lt. John Sheahan on army nearing Richmond, 1864
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Lt. John Sheahan, formerly of the 1st Maine Cavalry, was waiting in White House, Virginia, to join his new regiment, the 31st Maine Infantry. He had recently been commissioned as a 1st lieutenant. He wrote to his father in Dennysville about Grant's army, the wounded coming in from battlefields, and the declining strength of the Confederate army.

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