Keywords: Fifth Maine Regiment
The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
The fifth, sixth, and seventh degrees represent the Three Graces, Pomona, Flora, and Ceres. Pomona was a goddess of abundance of fruit and gardens…