Maine Helps Save the Union in 1861-1862
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Brian Swartz, author of Maine at War Volume I Bladensburg to Sharpsburg, will offer a related PowerPoint presentation examining the role Maine played in organizing and equipping military units soon sent to the front to fight for the United States. Among characters coming alive in this presentation are William H. H. Rice of Ellsworth, a brave young officer with the 11th Maine Infantry who left his sick bed to fight in a bloody battle.
Books will be available for purchase and signing.