Lt. Edwin B. Dow
Born in Canada young Edwin Dow
was a 26 year old Portland ,Maine
resident when on February 6, 1862
he was commissioned 2nd Lt. in
Freeman McGilvery’s 6th Maine
Battery.  He would rise to the rank
of Captain and at Gettysburg his
name would be etched in stone as
commander of Dow’s 6th Maine
Battery.  Here Lt. Dow stands
before a camera lens at Matthew
Brady’s studio in Washington D. C.
Major James A. Hall
Photographed here as a Major, James A. Hall was a 26
year old resident of the little fishing town of
Damariscotta, Maine when he was commissioned as
1st Lieutenant 2nd Battery Maine Mounted Artillery.  
He would remain in service to the 2nd Maine Battery
until the close of hostilities in 1865.  In that time this
costal Mainer and 2nd Battery would see some of the
hardest fighting of the war. Immortalized in Maine
granite with his 2nd Battery on the field at Gettysburg,
Hall would rise through the ranks to Brevet Brigadier
General.  
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