Purchase a reproduction of this item on VintageMaineImages.com.
March 5, 1839 orders from Isaac Hodsdon to send troops to the northern area of Maine to restore order between the Maine and New Brunswick residents in a border dispute.
The dispute became known as the Aroostook War.
Please post your comment below to share with others. If you'd like to privately share a comment or correction with MMN staff, please use this form.