Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society
Reverend Collamore Purington of Presque Isle served as the Chaplain of the 7th Regiment Infantry in the Civil War. Following the war, he returned to Presque Isle. Purington presided over the dedication ceremony of Presque Isle's Civil War Monument, known then as the "Soldier's Monument", on July 4, 1874 in Fairmount Cemetery.
About This Item
- Title: Reverend Collamore Purington, Presque Isle, 1861
- Creation Date: circa 1861
- Subject Date: circa 1861
- Town: Presque Isle
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: Carte de visite
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Portrait photographs
- Soldiers--Maine--Presque Isle
- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864)
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Chaplains
- Military chaplains
For more information about this item, contact:Presque Isle Historical Society
PO Box 285, Presque Isle, ME 04769
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