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Recruiting the Regiment: “The drowsy lion must have time to collect itself.”

“At the time of my entry into the service, the war had been in progress about a year and a quarter,” wrote John Haley, then a 22-year-old resident of Saco, Maine.[1] “In 1861 I concluded I had a duty to … Continue reading

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