25th Maine Infantry Id'd Casey's Tactics Book III belonging to 2nd Lt. Ebenezer Hutchinson. Nice period ink id on inside page. Very fine condition.
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Residence Cape Elizabeth ME; 42 years old.
Enlisted on 9/29/1862 as a 2nd Lieutenant.
On 9/29/1862 he was commissioned into "H" Co. ME 25th Infantry
He was Mustered Out on 7/10/1863 at Portland, ME
Twenty-fifth Infantry.--Col., Francis Fessenden; Lieut.-
Col., Charles E. Shaw; Maj., Alexander M. Tolman. This
regiment was mustered into the U. S. service at Portland, Sept.
29, 1862, to serve for nine months. It comprised 993 men, and
left for Washington on Oct. 13, arriving in that city on the
18th. It was assigned to the 3d brigade, Casey's division,
Reserve army corps, for the defense of the national capital,
and remained encamped on Arlington Heights, on the north side
of Columbia turnpike, in front of the line of defenses from
Oct. 26, 1862, to March 24, 1863, continually engaged in
guarding "Long Bridge" and constructing fortifications. On
March 24, 1863, it was ordered to Chantilly, Va., on the Little
River turnpike, and remained on picket duty in that vicinity
until June 26, when it was ordered back to Arlington Heights.
On June 30, it started for Maine and arrived July 3 at
Portland, where the men were mustered out of the U. S. service
July 10. During its term of service the regiment participated
in no engagements, but faithfully performed every duty assigned
it. The losses were 25 men who died of disease; 5 officers and
27 men discharged; 13 deserted, and 9 were transferred.