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Item 4163

Chamberlain and 20th Maine, Gettysburg reunion, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1889

Location: Gettysburg

Media: Photographic print

Item 34159

George E. Brown, Fifth Maine Regiment, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

Date: circa 1870

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 80799

2nd Maine Regiment flag fragment, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1861

Media: Silk, cloth

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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

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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Soldiers' Monument and Library, Pittsfield, 1904

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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Fifth Maine Regiment Veteran Reunion, Peaks Island, 1912

Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

The choice of regiments is determined largely by available collections of images and documents. The page will be updated as material is digitized and…

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Robert McArthur and comrades, ca. 1864

Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… McArthur Public Library, named after Robert McArthur, a veteran who served with the Third Regiment Heavy Artillery, Massachusetts Volunteers.

My Maine Stories Showing 2 of 2 View All

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War

by David Woodward


Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

Story

My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima