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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

Pension application, David Lamb, 1832

Pension application, David Lamb, 1832

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Maine Historical Society

A further reminder of Arnold's march to Quebec was a pension application from a soldier who was with him. While Arnold's march had little effect on Maine, it was one more reminder in the early days of the American Revolution that Mainers would be touched in varied ways by the war.

For further reading:
James Leamon, "Revolution Downeast: the War for Independence in Maine" (Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1993)
Richard Judd, ed., "Maine: The Pine Tree State from Prehistory to the Present" (Orono: University of Maine Press, 1994)
"Henry Mowat: Voyage of the Canceaux, 1764-1776" (Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 2003)


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