Capt. John G. Dillingham to his wife, June 27, 1861

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society


Capt. John G. Dillingham is writing one last time from Callao, Peru, before sailing for Cork, Ireland. He talks about life in Freeport, the death of another captain or officer, and fighting in the Civil War.

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  • Title: Capt. John G. Dillingham to his wife, June 27, 1861
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Griffin
  • Creation Date: 1861-06-27
  • Subject Date: 1861
  • Town: Callao, Freeport
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Local Code: 1861-06-27 JGD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-3170

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