Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Lt. John P. Sheahan of the 31st Maine Infantry, being held prisoner at Richland Prison (Camp Sorgum) in Columbia, South Carolina, wrote to his father in Dennysville, asking him to send money through a Maine sailor who could deliver it to young Sheahan in prison.
About This Item
- Title: POW Sheahan request for money, South Carolina, 1864
- Creator: Sheahan, John P.
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Columbia, Dennysville
- County: Washington
- State: ME, SC
- Media: Pencil and ink on paper
- Dimensions: 12 cm x 19.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 184, Box 1/10
- Collection: John Parris Sheahan papers
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Camp Sorghum (Columbia, S.C.)
- Prisoners of war
- Sheahan, John Parris--Correspondence
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Personal narratives
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Prisoners and prisons
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 31st (1864-1865)
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