Charles Porter Mattocks, ca. 1863

Contributed by Baldwin Historical Society


Charles Porter Mattocks served in the 17th Maine Infantry during the Civil War. Mattocks was 21 when he enlisted on Feb. 8, 1862 as a first lieutenant.

Mattocks lived with the Dyer family in Baldwin in 1860. He was born in Vermont.

He was promoted to full captain in December 1862 and to full major in December 1863. He was breveted as a brigadier general in March 1865 and promoted to full colonel on May 15, 1865.

Mattocks later fought in the Spanish American War in 1898.

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About This Item

  • Title: Charles Porter Mattocks, ca. 1863
  • Creator: Baldwin Historical Society
  • Creation Date: circa 1863
  • Subject Date: circa 1863
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Albumen print
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 7.5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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Baldwin Historical Society
PO Box 159, East Baldwin, ME 04024


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