Simon Dearborn, Monmouth, ca. 1850

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Portrait of Simon Dearborn (1760-1853), a Revolutionary War veteran from Monmouth. Originally from New Hampshire, Dearborn served from early 1777 to December 1779 in the 3rd New Hampshire Line, under Capt. McClary and Col. Alexander Scammell. According to Dearborn's pension application, he was present at General Burgoyne's surrender, and participated in the brutal Sullivan Expedition "against the Indians."

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  • Title: Simon Dearborn, Monmouth, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Locations:
    • Monmouth, Kennebec County, ME
    • NH
  • Media: Ambrotype
  • Dimensions: 7 cm x 8.3 cm
  • Local Code: 2007.215.001
  • Collection: Vickery-Shettleworth collection of early Maine photography
  • Object Type: Image

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