Keywords: 7th Regiment Infantry
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Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society
Media: Lithograph print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1865
Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.
Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.
More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.
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… enlisted from Freeman in Company A, 7th Maine Infantry and served from 1864 to 1865. The area of Freeman known as Foster Hill is named for his…
1864 Item 69552 infoStrong Historical Society John King Richards (1828-1905) served in Co. F, 19th Maine Infantry from 1862 to 1865.
He enlisted from Freeman in Company A, 7th Maine Infantry, on January 23, 1864. He transferred to the 1st Veteran Maine Regiment in August, and was…