Leave card, Camp King, 1862

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Granville F. Sparrow (1838-1907), a Portland native, served in the 17th Maine Regiment and was granted a 24-hour leave at Camp King, Cape Elizabeth, in 1862. The regiment left Maine for Washington, D.C., and Virginia later in August 1862.

The alternate spelling of "Grenville" appears on this document. His name is also spelled as "Greenville" on other period documents.

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About This Item

  • Title: Leave card, Camp King, 1862
  • Creation Date: 1862-08-12
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Location: South Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink and pencil on paper
  • Dimensions: 5.7 cm x 8.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2293, Scrapbook 3
  • Collection: Capt. Granville F. Sparrow Civil War collection
  • Object Type: Text

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