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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Location: New Orleans; Portland; Memphis; Baton Rouge
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society
Media: Paper Ink Stamps
At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.