Lt. Joseph G. Butler, Presque Isle, 1861

Contributed by Presque Isle Historical Society


Joseph G. Butler of Presque Isle mustered in with the 7th Regiment Infantry in Augusta on August 21, 1861. Butler was born in 1838 and enlisted at the age of 23.

Lt. Butler and his men served in Baltimore, Maryland, and Alexandria, Virginia. Butler was killed in battle at Fredericksburg on May 3, 1863 and is buried in Orneville Cemetery, Township of Orneville, Piscataquis County.

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  • Title: Lt. Joseph G. Butler, 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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