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Historical Items

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Item 25994

Infantry, Fort Knox, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: circa 1862 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Item 26011

First Connecticut Infantry on Parade at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1898 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Item 26021

First Connecticut Infantry Troops at Fort Knox, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1898 Location: Prospect Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

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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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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.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

1864 Item 69552 infoStrong Historical Society John King Richards (1828-1905) served in Co. F, 19th Maine Infantry from 1862 to 1865.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… enlisted from Freeman in Company A, 7th Maine Infantry and served from 1864 to 1865. The area of Freeman known as Foster Hill is named for his…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

Company, in the 16th Maine Infantry. In 1865 he was transferred to the 14th Maine Infantry division.

My Maine Stories

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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

The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

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In 1970 I served in Vietnam, and sent my parents a package
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

My Parents' war story