Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg

Maine's 16th Volunteer Infantry Regiment participated in the pivotal American Civil War battle of Gettysburg from July 1st through the 3rd in 1863.

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Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg

Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg

The 1863 Civil War battle of Gettysburg featured Maine's 16th Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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The Battle Hymn of the Republic

The Bowdoin Chamber Choir sings "The Battle Hymn of the Republic."

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Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg

The Emancipation Proclamation

A brief history of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 which freed slaves.

1:57

Sixteenth Maine at Gettysburg

The History of "Taps"

"Taps" is the most recognized of the military bugle calls.

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