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Item 75482

Gen. Shepley endorsement of Capt. Buck promotion, New Orleans, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1963 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 66936

H. Hamlin telegraph to Lt. Charles Bridges, Washington, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Searsport; Washington Media: Ink on paper

Item 66917

Charles Bridges resignation, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-08-10 Location: Castine; Port Hudson Media: Ink on Paper

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.