Daniel H. Merrill, Scarborough, ca. 1910

Contributed by Scarborough Historical Society & Museum


Daniel H. Merrill was born in January 1846 in Scarborough to William T. and Olive J. Goodwin Merrill. He married twice, first to Anna B. Merrill and after her death, to Annie D. Leavitt on June 3, 1900 in Saco. At that time Merrill was a farmer in Saco. Daniel Merrill died July 28, 1936 and is buried in Scarborough's Dunstan Cemetery.

Merrill enlisted in the Civil War on October 10, 1864 with the Maine 7th Light Artillery Battery, organized in Augusta. The battery saw action in many battles, including The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg. Merrill and his battery were mustered out on June 21, 1865.

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  • Title: Daniel H. Merrill, Scarborough, ca. 1910
  • Creation Date: circa 1910
  • Subject Date: circa 1910
  • Town: Scarborough
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 7.62 cm x 5.08 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Scarborough Historical Society & Museum
PO Box 156, Scarborough, ME 04070-0156

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