Keywords: 1st Mounted Artillery
Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.
For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.
1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The 1st Maine Heavy…
… Infantry, 12th Maine Infantry, 13th Maine Infantry, 1st Maine Calvary, 1st Battery of Mounted Artillery, and 5th Battery of Mounted Artillery.