- Item 65106 - Request for information on reinterring soldier, 1864
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- Item 65106
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Cyril Pearl, a minister in South Freeport wrote to Benjamin H. Hinds, the agent for Maine of the Sanitary Commission in Washington, seeking information on behalf of Mrs. Mary B. Wyman of South Freeport on the procedures and costs of having her deceased husband's remains disinterred from the soldiers' cemetery at Arlington, Va., and moved to Maine.Show Details
Joseph D. Wyman of Co. E of the 13th Maine Infantry died of illness at the Armory Square Hospital in Washington, D.C., on July 19, 1864. He had enlisted at age 38 on Oct. 12, 1861.