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Sparrow 17th Maine medal, ca. 1866

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Granville Sparrow, who had served as a captain in Co. B of the 17th Maine Infantry Volunteers, kept his 17th Maine Regiment Association medal that proclaims, "Fredericksburg to Appomattox 1862 to 1865."

The regiment served for three years and fought in 30 engagements.

Other Information


  • Title: Sparrow 17th Maine medal, ca. 1866
  • Creation Date: circa 1866
  • Subject Date: circa 1866
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Local Code: 1998.453.38
  • Collection: Grenville Sparrow Collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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