Sylvan G. Shurtleff Promotion, Livermore, 1865

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John L. Hodson, Adjutant General of the State of Maine, wrote to the selectmen of Livermore promoting Sylvan G. Shurtleff to the rank of a commissioned officer.

Shurtleff served as a Sergeant with the 8th Maine Regiment of Volunteers during the Civil War.

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About This Item

  • Title: Sylvan G. Shurtleff Promotion, Livermore, 1865
  • Creator: John L. Hodson
  • Creation Date: 1865-01-23
  • Subject Date: 1865-01-23
  • Location: Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: Box 13 Folder 3
  • Collection: Town of Livermore Collection
  • 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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