The 6th Maine Infantry was organized in Portland, Maine, and mustered in for a three-year enlistment on July 15, 1861. The regiment was involved in many significant battles including Gettysburg, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, Gaines Mill, Williamsburg and the Siege of Yorktown.
Offering 6th Maine Infantry documents, consisting of an abstract of items received at camp at New White Oak Church, VA, dated September 2, 1863, listing wood, coal and other items, received by Lt. A.P. Brick; Special Requisition, No. 40, listing coats, caps trousers, shoes and certified by Capt. Sewell C. Grog, June 18th, 1862, for use by the 6th Maine; Return of Commissary property, being a scale; State of Maine, Headquarters, Adjutant General’s Office, Augusta, December 19, 1864, ordering that “Three Companies and one-half of a Company of Infantry, to serve the General Government for not less than one year...be enlisted by order of General Dix...for immediate duty in the Forts and Batteries upon the sea coast in this State...By Order of the Commander-in-Chief. John L. Hodsdon, Adjutant General"
Documents have expected wear. Very readable and nice example of the 6th Maine Infantry.
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