Civil War remembrance poem, Presque Isle, 1905

Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society

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In October of 1905, upon reading of the passing of his two comrades in arms during the Civil War from Presque Isle, Michigan resident S.S. Rideout wrote a letter to the editor of Presque Isle's newspaper, The Star Herald. The letter included a poem in remembrance of the two comrades who had passed, William Sutter and H.H. Robinson. The three men were tent-mates during the Civil War from 1861 to 1864.

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About This Item

  • Title: Civil War remembrance poem, Presque Isle, 1905
  • Creation Date: 1905-10-18
  • Subject Date: 1861 - 1864
  • Town: Presque Isle
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25.4 cm x 20 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
(207) 762-1151
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