Reverend Collamore Purington, Presque Isle, 1861

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.

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

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