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Item 7707

Title: Volunteers, Maine Medical Center, 1965

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1965

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

Item 6334

Title: Portland Federal Volunteers report, 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1800-07-04

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6041

Title: Encampment of the 1st Brigade, Augusta, 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1885

Location: Augusta

Media: Lithograph

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

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.


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.