Comments for: Maine soldiers lost their pants during a battle in Louisiana

Posted Aug. 14, 2012, at 2:25 p.m.
Last modified March 20, 2014, at 10:03 a.m.

Like the other soldiers belonging to the 14th Maine Infantry, George Washington Bartlett lost his pants during a battle fought at Baton Rouge, La. on Aug. 5, 1862. Born in Litchfield in 1827, Bartlett prospected for California gold, graduated from Bowdoin College (’54), and became a Unitarian minister after graduating …

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