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.
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.
Benedict Arnold's March by Ben Axleman Benedict Arnold was a great man. He was extremely courageous, a brilliant leader, and extraordinarily smart.
… Soldiers marching in Presque Isle Memorial Day parade, 1944 Contributed by Presque Isle Air Museum Description Soldiers marching in the…