History of the Fifth Maine Regiment




This facsimile of George Bicknell’s original book comprises a brief description of the regiment’s marches, engagements, and general services from the date of its muster in on June 24, 1861, to the time of its muster out, on July 24, 1864. The book’s appendix includes a complete list of Fifth Maine Regiment soldiers listed by company, including name, rank, date mustered in, and final outcome (killed, missing in action, or mustered out). There are also several period pictures taken from carte de visite of Fifth Maine Regiment soldiers. Originally published in 1871.¬† (reproduction paperback printed in 1998, 423 pages)