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Co. B of the Maine State Guard participated in the consecration of the Soldiers' Monument at Mount Hope Cemetery in Bangor on June 17, 1864.
John Martin (1823-1904) attended the ceremonies and drew this illustration of a guard uniform, which is on page 12 of his 1864 Scrap and Sketch Book. Martin, an accountant and shopkeeper in Bangor, began in 1864 to write and illustrate reminiscences of his life and experiences.
Martin wrote, "Co B State guard black pants blue Broad cloth frock coat & a United States cap J R Richr Capt R L Morrison Lieut."
About This Item
- Title: Co. B, Maine State Guard member, Bangor, 1864
- Creator: Martin, John
- Creation Date: 1864
- Subject Date: 1864-06-17
- Town: Bangor
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 9 cm x 2 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1972; 1997.16.1
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Martin, John, 1823-1904
- Mount Hope Cemetery (Bangor, Me.)
- Bangor (Me.)--History
- Monuments & memorials--Maine--Bangor
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