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Maine in the war for the union

William E. S. Whitman

Maine in the war for the union

a history of the part borne by Maine troops in the suppression of the American rebellion.

by William E. S. Whitman

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Published by N. Dingley jr. & co. in Lewiston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Maine -- Militia,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories, Me,
    • Maine -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy William E. S. Whitman, and Charles H. True.
      ContributionsTrue, Charles Henry, 1832-1875, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE511 .W61
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 637 p.
      Number of Pages637
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6916692M
      LC Control Number02013155
      OCLC/WorldCa1742514

      Monuments to Civil War Soldiers. Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some , -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle. Between the close of the Civil War and the beginning of World War II, more than Maine communities created monuments of many forms in tribute to those who served the Union cause. Of the words spoken on this hallowed ground on J , I would like to recall in particular the eloquent letter sent for the occasion by Maine’s Civil War.

      "Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine Troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion".Allegiance: Union. Brewer-area fans of Maine at War are invited to join us at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 18 at the Brewer Public Library, located at South Main Street, at the intersection with School Street. Titled Maine and Brewer Help Save the Union in and , our well-illustrated program will focus on how Maine and [ ].

      Dissatisfaction grew, accentuated by the feeling that Massachusetts had not done enough to defend Maine during the War of The final result was that Maine was admitted to the Union as the 23rd state in as part of the Missouri Compromise. The 1st Regiment Maine Volunteer Heavy Artillery was a regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil suffered more casualties in an ill-fated charge during the Siege of Petersburg than any Union regiment lost in a single day of combat throughout the war. It was also the Union regiment with the highest number of officers killed (23).Branch: Artillery.


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As war erupted, the Union states sent its men to fight against their Confederate counterparts—once their brothers in patriotic unity, now their sworn enemies in a conflict that would test a nation barely eight decades old. Here begins the story of the more t Maine men who fought for the preservation of the Union/5(2).

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Whitman and C.H. True by William Edward S. Whitman and over 50 million more used, rare, and out-of-print books. According to a letter by Walter Stone Poor, a Union soldier from Maine, his reason for fighting for the Union in the war was to end slavery, a cause he stated he would gladly give his life for: What a splendid cause is this on which we are engaged.

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Dedicated Jthe Memorial Union underwent major renovations in to its meeting rooms, bookstore, food venues, and lounges. The Memorial Union is a tribute to the University of Maine’s men and women who served in World War II and a memorial to the men who gave their lives in that war.

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Regimental histories are valuable research sources that offer a unique perspective for the study of the Civil War. They provide details on the organization and achievements of a particular unit, often focusing on wartime activities.

This finding aid focuses on Civil War regimental histories located in the Library's general collections and is arranged by Union and Confederate state units.

The 2nd Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry (also known as the Second Maine Regiment, Second Maine Infantry, or The Bangor Regiment) was a Union Army unit during the American Civil was mustered in Bangor, Maine, for two years' service onand mustered out in the same place on June 9, Five of the ten companies of the regiment were raised in Allegiance: Union.

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