Caroline Washburn Holmes proof of marriage, Livermore, 1863

Contributed by Washburn Norlands Living History Center

Caroline Washburn Holmes proof of marriage, Livermore, 1863

This record was added to Maine Memory Network through the efforts of a student at Spruce Mountain High School.

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H.C. Leonard wrote this letter as evidence to prove that Caroline Washburn Holmes was married to Freeland Salmon Holmes, a surgeon in the 6th Maine Regiment during the Civil War.

Caroline Holmes needed proof of her marriage in order to receive a pension after her husband's death on June 23, 1863 at a camp near Germantown, Virginia.

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About This Item

  • Title: Caroline Washburn Holmes proof of marriage, Livermore, 1863
  • Creator: Leonard, H. C.
  • Creation Date: 1863-09-15
  • Subject Date: 1857-06-03
  • Local Name: Norlands
  • Town: Livermore
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20.40 cm x 12.79 cm
  • Local Code: Box 1 Folder 2
  • Collection: Caroline Ann Washburn Holmes Collection: Letters Received 1862-1864
  • Object Type: Text

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Washburn Norlands Living History Center
290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
(207) 897-4366
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