Maine at War: June 2019

Abraham Lincoln poofy hairHere’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in June at his blog Maine at War:

June 5, 2019

Enrollment Act laid out the new national draft in detail

Running low on warm bodies to prosecute the war against the Confederacy, President Abraham Lincoln asked Congress to pass a national draft. He got his wish.

June 12, 2019
Civil War research digs into the weed patch

Researching the Civil War can resemble managing a well-run Maine farm; sometimes the “farmer,” a.k.a. the researcher, has to dig deep into the weeds.

June 19, 2019
So you think you know Maine at Gettysburg, part 1
Take this quiz to see how familiar you are with the Maine monuments at Gettysburg.

June 26, 2019
So you think you know Maine at Gettysburg, part 2
Finish this quiz to see how familiar you are with the Maine monuments at Gettysburg.

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