Tag Archives: Brian Swartz

Maine at War: November 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in November at his blog Maine at War: November 6, 2019: Teen-aged Maine patriot wrote a song predicting his death A corporal with the 21st Maine infantry Regiment, Charles Morgan Searles wrote an … Continue reading

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Maine at War: October 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in October at his blog Maine at War: October 2, 2019: 1st Maine Heavy Artillery survivor opens a Bar Harbor hotel Shot twice during the ill-fated charge of the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery … Continue reading

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Maine at War: September 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in September at his blog Maine at War: September 4, 2019: Artillery back story at Gettysburg, Part 1 On the Lutheran seminary campus at Gettysburg, a low gray stone and an oxidized  12-pounder … Continue reading

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Maine at War: August 2019

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

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Recent Book Begins to Trace the Path of Maine at War

by ECW Correspondent Meghan Hall Over the course of several years, Brian Swartz’s research led him to realize that his home state of Maine had been underappreciated in larger narratives about the Civil War, despite the wealth of meticulous records … Continue reading

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Maine at War: July 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to in July at his blog Maine at War: July 3, 2019: Fourteen names printed on 12 lines A central Maine newspaper requires only 12 lines of type to list 14 soldiers from the … Continue reading

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Maine at War: June 2019

Here’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 … Continue reading

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Maine at War: May 2019

Here’s what our friend Brian Swartz was up to on his blog, Maine at War, in May 2019 (check it out!): May 1, 2019 New book titled Maine at War (Volume 1) covers an exciting 18th-month period Maine at War blogger … Continue reading

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Maine at War: April 2019

Here’s what Brian Swartz was up to on his great blog, Maine At War, in the month of April (check it out!): April 3, 2019 Georgia plantation wife from Maine, part 1 Raised in Bowdoinham, Maine, Dolly Lunt followed her … Continue reading

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Maine At War: March 2019

Last summer, we introduced ECW readers to one of our favorite Civil War blogs, Maine at War, written by former Bangor Daily News writer/editor Brian Swartz. For those of you who are looking for more great Civil War history, we’re pleased … Continue reading

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