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Rank

Sergeant

Unit

6th Maine Infantry

Residence

Dexter

Creation Date Range

1861 - 1864

Description

Will Coan ( William H.) age 23 mustered in as sergeant with the 6th Maine Infantry on July 15, 1861. He was promoted to first sergeant in 1862. On March 29, 1863 he was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant, he was wounded May 3, 1863 and in February 1864 he was appointed Adjutant. He was mustered out on a surgeon's certificate on September 29, 1864. He transferred to the 1st Veteran Volunteers

This Carte-de-Visite, is interesting in that it shows two different views on the same print.

Keywords

Sergeant, adjutant, double photo

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Please credit: Special Collections, Bangor Public Library

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Keywords

Sergeant, adjutant, double photo

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