Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

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Freeland Salmon Holmes married Caroline Ann Washburn on June 3, 1857 in the parlor of Washburn's family home in Livermore. They lived in Foxcroft, where Holmes was born and raised and had established a medical practice.

Holmes served as a surgeon with the 6th Regiment of Maine Volunteers during the Civil War. He died from diphtheria while in a camp near Germantown, Virginia, on June 23, 1863. He is buried at Rural Grove Cemetery in Dover-Foxcroft.

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  • Title: Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: circa 1860
  • Location: Foxcroft, Piscataquis County, ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13 cm x 1 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Washburn Norlands Living History Center
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