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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 16 of 17

Lee’s surrender. Like, April 3rd, Biddeford and Saco rejoiced in the streets as the news of Lee’s surrender spread like wildfire.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 11 of 17

1864McArthur Public Library Soon after the surrender of Fort Sumter, President Abraham Lincoln called nationally for volunteers, requiring Maine to…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 15 of 17

Lee surrender order, 1865Maine Historical Society The month of April in 1865, Northerners, Mainers, and Biddeford and Saco residents faced a frenzy…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

… Fort Sumter Capture of Richmond, Petersburg Lee's surrender Bangor victory "parade" Gorham L. Boynton Israel B. Norcross Llewellyn J.

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Early Maine Photography - War

… Forge, the Battle of Monmouth, and Cornwallis’s Surrender at Yorktown. When Ralph Farnham of Acton was eighteen years old, he fought in the Battle…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

By the time Jocelyn returned to the garrison, all but his own family had left in boats. Jocelyn surrendered the garrison and was briefly held captive.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

He was present at General John Burgoyne’s surrender on October 7, 1777. After the Revolution, John Sawyer entered Dartmouth College, graduating in…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 3 of 4

When Jocelyn returned to the garrison, all had left but his family. Jocelyn then surrendered the garrison and was briefly held captive, but he never…

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Guilford, Maine - Veterans Tributes - Page 2 of 2

She personally witnessed the German surrender at Rheims. Mattie was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, European Campaign Medal…

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Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

The citizens of Bangor surrendered in humiliation to the British and promised obedience. The British spared the buildings, but made themselves…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

In 1635, these lands were surrendered to Massachusetts settlers, but not before dividing some of the land into parcels, or grants.