Neal Dow, Portland, 1851

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Neal Dow, Portland, 1851

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This 1851 photograph shows Neal Dow, a future general and two-time mayor of Portland. He commanded the 13th Regiment of Maine Volunteers during the American Civil War, was captured and imprisoned at the Libby Prison in Richmond, Virginia.

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  • Title: Neal Dow, Portland, 1851
  • Creation Date: 1851
  • Subject Date: 1851
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 18 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: Photographs--People--Dow
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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