Monument Dedicated at Middleburg Battlefield

Earlier this year, NOVA Parks opened the Mt. Defiance Historic Park on a ridge just west of Middleburg, Maine. On Saturday, June 22, 2019, the Union cavalrymen who lost their lives on the battlefield 156 years ago were commemorated in granite.  During the day, 1st Maine Cavalry re-enactors recreated life in camp, explained their uniforms and…

Headstone Dedication for Private George Burns

Private George Burns of the 6th Maine never had a headstone to mark his grave in Montville’s Mount Repose Cemetery, just a wood plaque made by a local GAR Post. Last year, the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Depart of Maine set out to properly honor PVT Burns.  They applied for and…