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The 2nd Maine Cavalry in the Civil War : a history and roster /
Ned Smith.
imprint
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
description
vii, 231 pages ; 26 cm
ISBN
078647968X, 9780786479689, 9781476616568
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imprint
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2014.
isbn
078647968X
9780786479689
9781476616568
contents note
Slavery's influence in the United States and Maine -- Florida: slavery, political power and secession -- Winter 1863: forming the 2nd Maine Veteran Volunteer Regiment -- Spring 1864: mustering the regiment and action in the Red River Campaign -- Summer 1864: detachments in action in Louisiana and first actions in Florida -- September 1864: General Asboth's Raid and the Battle of Marianna -- Late 1864: dissension regarding promotions and raids on Pollard and Milton -- Early 1865: promotions, further raids, and difficult times for Florida's civilians -- March 1865: raids on the Confederate railroad and action near Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely -- To the end: the 2nd Maine Cavalry at Montgomery and Reconstruction duty in Florida.
abstract
"This book follows the 2nd Maine Cavalry from their muster in 1863 through their action against Confederate forces. While giving the details of the many scouting expeditions, raids and battles, it also includes personal stories of several of the soldiers. There is a regimental roster, giving details of enlistment, illness, death from various causes, promotions, demotions, etc"--
catalogue key
9992149
 
Includes bibliographical references 225-226) and index.

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