Tag Archives: 32nd Maine Infantry Regiment

Father and son lie in separate unmarked graves in Maine and North Carolina

  Do the father-and-son Mainers who went off to save the Union both lie in unmarked graves? Tracey McIntire of Maryland is not sure where the father lies, but she has visited the burial site of the son — and it’s definitely not marked with his name, no thanks to the Veterans Administration. Henry Herrick […]

The Crater sent a monster home to Turner: Part 3

  Moments after a Confederate bullet struck him in the face, 2nd Lt. James J. Chase tumbled downslope to sprawl among his 32nd Maine Infantry Regiment comrades. Vaguely seeing Capt. Joseph Hammond beside him, Chase said, “Captain, I must die.” “Yes, Chase, you have a death shot,” Hammond replied. As comrades checked on him, Chase […]