Maine at War: November 2020

Asa Reed (photo courtesy of Nicholas Picerno)

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in November at his blog, Maine at War:

November 4, 2020: Antietam burial map, part 3: A Maine name stands out

Among the 50 Union graves identified on the recently discovered Antietam burial map is that of Asa Reed, a young 10th Maine Infantry private.

November 11, 2020: History’s fog obscures Freeport’s Anderson Brewer Jr.

Although the official histories report no 20th Maine Infantry Regiment soldiers killed at Antietam, Pvt. Anderson Brewer Jr. goes into at least one record book as mortally wounded there. What is his actual story?

November 18, 2020: North Yarmouth Academy alumni fought during the Civil War

Graduates of a prestigious private school in Maine’s Cumberland County fight for the North and the South.

November 25, 2020: Firefighters’ Last Call

Volunteer firefighters belonging to Rockland’s Dirigo Engine Company No. 3 pay special honors to three fallen comrades.

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