2nd Maine Regiment

Creator(s)

Charles W. Roberts

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

15-46336-F007-I011

Description

Petition from Colonel Charles Roberts and other officers to Governor Israel Washburn requesting the discharge of the regiment due to lack of clothing, ill health of the soldiers, and mutiny. He states that 58 men refused service and were sent by General Scott to the Dry Tortugas in the Gulf of Mexico as punishment.

Exact Creation Date

8-13-1861

Language

English

Other Location

Arlington, Virginia; Dry Tortugas, Florida

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

1861-08-14  Petition from officers requesting discharge of the regiment due to lack of clothing and mutiny

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