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Keywords: Antietam, Battle of, 1862

Historical Items

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Item 5480

Battle of Antietam map, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-09-16 Location: Antietam Media: Ink on paper

Item 5504

Meshach P. Larry on events of the Battle of Fredericksburg , Dec. 18, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Falmouth Media: Ink on paper

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Item 50450

Charles H. Ring, Newport, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Media: Tintype

Exhibits

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Exhibit

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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For the Union: Civil War Deaths

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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Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Bangor soldiers saw action at Bull Run, Manassas, Antietam, Port Hudson, Irish Bend, Fredericksburg, and Cold Harbor among others.