Contributed by Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Freeland S. Holmes used this belt buckle while serving as a surgeon with the 6th Maine Regiment of Volunteers during the Civil War.
From Foxcroft, Freeland married Caroline Ann Washburn of Livermore. Caroline was the sister of Maine's Civil War governor Israel Washburn, Jr.
Freeland died in service in 1863, leaving Caroline a widow with their two children, Frank and Fanny.
About This Item
- Title: Civil War belt buckle, ca. 1862
- Creation Date: circa 1862
- Subject Date: circa 1862
- Media: Brass
- Dimensions: 5.7 cm x 8.4 cm x 0.3 cm
- Object Type: Physical Object
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Holmes, Freeland S., 1827-1863
- United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Military uniforms--American
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 6th (1861-1864)
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1862-1865
- Holmes, Freeland Salmon
- Washburn Holmes, Caroline Ann
- Holmes, Frank E.
- Holmes, Fanny W.
- Washburn, Israel Jr.
For more information about this item, contact:Washburn Norlands Living History Center
290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
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