Bangor Daily News
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Maine snow bird took a March cruise down Jacksonville way

Restless natives extended a particularly warm “welcome” to the Maine snow bird who cruised to Jacksonville in Florida in late March 1863. Seventeen months earlier, Capt. Henry Boynton had sailed to war with the 8th Maine Infantry Regiment, an outfit cursed with too many arrogant and madcap company officers who veered alternately between duty and […]