Maine soldiers dissatisfied with any aspect of military life — much less getting shot at — often voted with their feet by abandoning flag and comrades to find safety far from Civil War battlefields. Desertion plagued armies North and South throughout the war. The reasons why men vanished from their regimental ranks varied with the […]
The Weekender, Feb. 23-25: Why, it's practically shorts weather!
United by friendship, love, and blood: Winter Camp in Maine