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in the Civil War
|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
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 1