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1st Maine State Guards
in the Civil War

Regimental History
Militia Companies. — Three militia companies were mustered into the U. S. service in 1864, to garrison the forts on the Maine coast; Co. A. 1st State Guards, was mustered in at Bangor, July 7, 1864, and mustered out at Bangor, Sept. 8, 1864, after being stationed for 60 days at Fort McClary, Kittery, Me. Co. B, 1st State Guards, was mustered in at Bangor, to serve for 60 days, and was stationed at Fort McClary. It was mustered out at Bangor, Nov. 7, 1864. Co. H, 1st regiment light infantry, was consolidated with a detachment of Co. G, same regiment and mustered into the U. S. service at Fort McClary, April 27, 1864, to serve for 60 days. It was mustered out July 9, 1864, at Portland.

Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 1

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