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A sign across the road proclaims the encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, a Civil War Union veterans group, as "Camp U.S. Grant." The encampment was on the Eastern Promenade in Portland.
Civil War veterans held frequent reunions, both by regiment and through the GAR.
About This Item
- Title: Camp U.S. Grant, Portland, 1885
- Creator: Lamson Studio, Portland
- Creation Date: 1885
- Subject Date: 1885
- Local Name: Eastern Promenade
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Cabinet photograph
- Dimensions: 10.6 cm x 16.5 cm
- Local Code: Photographs - Portland - Military
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Fraternal organizations
- Grand Army of the Republic
- Military camps--Maine--Portland
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
- Veterans' organizations
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