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Keywords: Regimental Flags

Historical Items

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Item 70890

Letter on seized flags, ship, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-05-18 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 82257

16th Maine flag fragment, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1863 Media: Silk, bullion

Item 80799

2nd Maine Regiment flag fragment, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1861 Media: Silk, cloth

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Online Exhibits

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Maine's 20th 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.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.

Site Pages

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Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… and a bronze star badge hung from a small chiffon flag. The star means a soldier and a sailor clasping hands in front of a figure of Liberty.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

The members also gave battle-stained flags, mementos, and documents to local museums. Members of all GAR posts first decorated veterans' graves with…

My Maine Stories

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Civil War Soldier comes home after 158 years
by Jamison McAlister

Civil War Soldier comes home after 158 years

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima