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Maine at War November 2022 blog posts

In November 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a dedicated re-enactor sharing his observations about Gettysburg’s 2022 Remembrance Day to the terrible patriotic price paid by the youngest sister of Elihu Washburne and his other illustrious … Continue reading

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Confirming a Chamberlain-related document as the real McCoy

For at least 50-60 years the Brewer (Maine) Public Library has owned a framed document, a copy of the Senate resolution confirming the promotion of “Colonel Joshua L. Chamberlain, of the Twentieth Maine Volunteers” to brigadier general. The document could … Continue reading

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Maine at War August 2022 blog posts

In August 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a dentist who assumed new wartime vocations to a recent Strong Vincent biography and a particular company of nine-month soldiers who served well at Port Hudson. August 3, … Continue reading

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Maine at War July 2022 blog posts

In July 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a popular rail trail that brushes against Civil War history to a 1st Maine Heavy Artillery veteran who did not let his bullet-shattered jaw silence him. July 6, … Continue reading

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May 2022 Maine at War posts

In May 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from North America’s largest rodent altering the Gettysburg landscape to a smart lawyer recruiting for the wrong regiment. May 4, 2022: Gettysburg beavers create a new pond Industrious beavers … Continue reading

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April 2022 Maine at War posts

In April 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a suspected murder to Baltimore Unionists who befriended a Maine regiment passing through while en route to the war. April 6, 2022: Augusta CSI pursues a soldier’s killer … Continue reading

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February 2022 Maine at War posts

In February 2022 my Maine at War blog examined topics ranging from a cavalry trooper who would not quit to loyal Unionists suddenly trapped behind enemy lines in the Lone Star State. 

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