Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Governor Samuel Cony wrote to Col. Benjamin Hinds, agent of the Maine Agency Sanitary Commission in Washington, D.C., about a father, Hiram Dearborn, who appealed to the governor for a furlough or transfer for his sick son. The governor noted that the soldier and his two brothers were all in the army.
The soldier, Calvin H.C. Dearborn of Augusta was 20 when he enlisted in the 4th Maine Light Artillery Battery on August 11, 1862. He was mustered out on April 18, 1865.
The two brothers, Daniel O. Dearborn and Emulus Dearborn also served in the 4th Maine Light Artillery Battery.
About This Item
- Title: Gov. Cony letter about sick soldier, Augusta, 1864
- Creator: Cony, Samuel
- Creation Date: 1864-10-26
- Subject Date: 1864-10-26
- Town: Alexandria, Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24.5 cm x 19.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 2/1
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission records
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
- Cony, Samuel, 1811-1870--Correspondence
- Health care facilities--Virginia--Alexandria
- Health care--Virginia--Alexandria
- Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Medical aspects of war
- Military hospitals--Virginia--Alexandria
- Military leaves and furloughs
- Military medicine
- United States Sanitary Commission
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States. Army. Maine Light Artillery Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). Battery, 4th
- War casualties
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