Their ranks thinned by battle and disease by mid-November 1863, the worn-out veterans of the 5th and 6th Maine infantry regiments wanted to come home, if only for a few months. So did their officers. Col. Clark Edwards of the 5th Maine pled his case in a Thursday, Nov. 12 letter written to Gov. […]
The Weekender, Feb. 23-25: Why, it's practically shorts weather!
United by friendship, love, and blood: Winter Camp in Maine