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17th Maine Infantry      
Company Unknown
Silas Carlton Barker - 2nd Lieutenant   
Silas was a member the 2nd US Sharpshooters. I could not find them in this database but they did transfer to 17th Maine on February 20, 1865 when the sharpshooters disbanded.

2nd US Sharpshooters (Berdan’s Sharpshooters)
Mustered In: November 2 1861 at age 29
Rank in: 2nd Lieutenant

Taken prisoner on August 28, 1862 at Manassas
Paroled on October 17, 1862
Discharged May 28, 1863
Contact Name:  Thomas Shirley
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Date Added:  1/26/2021
Company Unknown
Stephen Cutler Barker - Captain   
Stephen was a member the 2nd US Sharpshooters. I could not find them in this database but they did transfer to 17th Maine on February 20, 1865 when the sharpshooters disbanded.

2nd US Sharpshooters (Berdan’s Sharpshooters)
Mustered In: November 2 1861
Promoted to 1st Sergeant at Gettysburg July 4 1863
Re-enlisted 12/23/1863
Promoted to Captain April 27 1864

Wounded by a shell at Pamunkey River May 23 1864.
Recuperated in Washington DC and was discharged January 15 1865.
He died during his trip home to Maine on August 14, 1865
He was 28 years old.
Contact Name:  Thomas Shirley
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Date Added:  1/26/2021
Company Unknown
Samuel K. Coffin - Private   
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Contact Name:  Elizabeth Irwin Kane
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Date Added:  3/21/2009
Company Unknown
Edward C Crie - Captain   
We discovered 32 pages of typewritten letters of his from the civil war. The letters were transcribed by his wife sometime prior to 1928. She was the editor of the Lynn County News in Tahoka TX in 1905.
Contact Name:  JAMES G THOMAS
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Date Added:  9/10/2012
Company Unknown
Oren Lord - Private   
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Contact Name:  Frank Lord
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Date Added:  5/30/2004
Company A
Ivory Pray - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dave Piper
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Date Added:  7/7/2003
Company B
James R. Hamilton - Private   
James R. Hamilton: At the time of his enlistment , he was a twentytwo yearold from Vasselboro, Maine. He was five feet, eleven inches tall, light complextion, light eyes and hair. He was a shoemaker by trade. He mustered into the service on August 12, 1863 and was discharged for disability on June 6th, 1865. He served as a private in Company B, 17th Regiment, Maine Volunteer Infantry.
Contact Name:  Peter S. Gonzalez, MSG, USA (ret)
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Date Added:  8/2/2006
Company C
Noah H. Cobb - Private   
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Contact Name:  Dana G. Cobb
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Date Added:  10/18/2005
Company C
George Clayton Irwin - Private   
Drafted in 1863 to the 17th Maine, later transferred to the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery
Contact Name:  Elizabeth Irwin Kane
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Date Added:  5/10/2013
Company D
George Franklin Hanna - Corporal   
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Contact Name:  Elizabeth Irwin Kane
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Date Added:  9/18/2009
Company D
Andrew Malone - Sergeant   
My great grandfather enlisted October 1, 1861 in Houlton Maine for a three year enlistment. He was assigned to Co. D 17th infantry U.S.A. The recruiting Officer and the examining surgeon were 1st Lt. Henry Walcott. He then reenlisted for 3 more years on February 29th 1864 in Pelham New York, Westchester County. This reenlistment form was sworn and subscribed to Commander of 17th Infantry Catlett Station Virginia before J. Delaney Captain
Contact Name:  Kim McGillicuddy
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Date Added:  5/16/2013
Company D
Franklin I Whittemore - 1st Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Mike Curran
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Date Added:  3/6/2008
Company E
George Washington Verrill - Captain   
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Contact Name:  James Hunnewell
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Date Added:  2/25/2007
Company F
Patrick McAvey - Private   
Drafted Mar.1,1865 mustered out May 13,1865
Contact Name:  Lorenda McAvey Kenney
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Date Added:  10/16/2005
Company F
Henry W. Parker - Private   
Served alongside his brother Isaac who was killed in battle of the Wilderness.
Contact Name:  Candace M. Corthell
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Date Added:  4/1/2005
Company F
Isaac Parker - Private   
Of Hiram, maine. Killed in the Battle of the Wilderness.
Contact Name:  Candace M. Corthell
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Date Added:  4/1/2005
Company F
Freeman Hatch Sanborn - Private   
Interested in details of his life in the 17th Maine. Photos, equipment any records. He was in the band as saxaphone? player I believe and was never hit. I am his great great grandson originally from Newton Mass. Thanks. Steve Jacobs
Contact Name:  Stephen H Jacobs
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Date Added:  7/23/2010
Company G
Alson H Quimby - Private   
See original muster in 3rd Maine Infantry.
Contact Name:  Kenneth C Goss Jr.
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Date Added:  6/6/2016
Company H
Dennis Higgins - Private   
My G'G' Grandfather Dennis Higgins (wife Julia) from Bangor Maine. Dennis joined in 1863 at 27 years old. He was born in Ireland and was a blacksmith by trade. His son Michael married Elizabeth Cogan in malden Massachusetts and is buried at Holy Cross cemetery Malden Massachusetts.
Contact Name:  Michael H Higgins
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Date Added:  5/3/2012
Company K
William Poor Gould - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 18 August 1862 at the age of 18.
Promoted to Full Sergeant on 24 February 1863.
Reduced to ranks (estimated day) on 15 June 1863.
Died from wounds on 15 May 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/4/2010
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