Comments for: Combat veterans mocked Maine’s ‘Band Box Soldiers’

Posted March 04, 2014, at 8:52 a.m.
Last modified March 20, 2014, at 9:06 a.m.

There stands at Petersburg National Battlefield a name-laden monument to the battle-shattered 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment. Located slightly off the beaten National Park Service path, the monument honors the “604 brave members who fell charging here” on a late spring afternoon in ’64, according to an inscription. Two bronze …

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