Contributed by Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Freeland Salmon Holmes married Caroline Ann Washburn on June 3, 1857 in the parlor of Washburn's family home in Livermore. They lived in Foxcroft, where Holmes was born and raised and had established a medical practice.
Holmes served as a surgeon with the 6th Regiment of Maine Volunteers during the Civil War. He died from diphtheria while in a camp near Germantown, Virginia, on June 23, 1863. He is buried at Rural Grove Cemetery in Dover-Foxcroft.
About This Item
- Title: Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860
- Creation Date: circa 1860
- Subject Date: circa 1860
- Town: Foxcroft
- County: Piscataquis
- State: ME
- Media: Daguerreotype
- Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 13 cm x 1 cm
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Holmes, Freeland S., 1827-1863
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1862-1865
- Military uniforms--American
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
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290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
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