Capt. Sparrow's 17th Maine medal, ca. 1866

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Granville Sparrow, who had served as Captain in Co. B of the 17th Maine Infantry Volunteers, received a 17th Maine Regiment Association medal that proclaims, "Fredericksburg to Appomattox 1862 to 1865."

The regiment served for three years and fought in over 30 engagements.

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  • Title: Capt. Sparrow's 17th Maine medal, ca. 1866
  • Creation Date: circa 1866
  • Subject Date: circa 1866
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Metal
  • Local Code: 1998.453.38
  • Collection: Capt. Granville F. Sparrow Civil War collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
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