- Item 101170 - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865
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- Item 101170
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The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, a Civil War regiment organized as the 18th Maine Infantry, returned to Bangor in September 1865, greeted by a large crowd.Show Details
John Martin, a Bangor accountant and shopkeeper, wrote about their return and drew this illustration on Page 138 of the "Scrap & Sketchbook" that he began writing in 1864. The illustration shows how the regiment appeared as it marched through Main Street in Bangor on its return. At center are a captain and a private, drawn to show their uniforms.