John M. Dillingham letter to father, January 13, 1864

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society


Prisoner of war and Naval seaman John M. Dillingham writes from Richmond, Virginia, where he has been moved to his father, Capt. John G. Dillingham in Freeport. He asks for a big box of food to be sent.

This is the last letter written and sent from John M. Dillingham before his death.

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  • Title: John M. Dillingham letter to father, January 13, 1864
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Monroe
  • Creation Date: 1864-01-13
  • Subject Date: 1864
  • Town: Freeport, Richmond
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, VA
  • Media: Paper
  • Local Code: 1864-01-13 JMD to JGD letter with envelope
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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Freeport Historical Society
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