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Bangor (2nd Maine Memorial)

Town/County:  Bangor/Penobscot Name: Second Maine Regiment Memorial
Location:  Mount Hope Cemetery, 1038 State Street  
Type:Sculpture Materials:  Granite, bronze
Date Erected: 1963 Date Dedicated:
Maker/Sculptor: O. V. Shaffer, sculptor Source of Funding: Bequest of Colonel Luther Hills Pierce
Principal inscriptions: Not Painlessly Doth God Recast/And Mould Anew The Nation/Second Maine Regiment/Of Volunteers/Battle Record July 1861-May 1863/Bull Run/York Town/Gaines' Mill/Malvern Hill/Manassas - 2nd Bull Run/Antietam/Sheperdstown Ford/Fredericksburg Chancellorsville

Separate Granite Marker: In Memory Of The/Second Maine Regiment/Of Volunteers/Gift Of/Luther H. Pierce/A Member of That Regiment

References: Mount Hope Cemetery Corporation, Memorial To The Second Maine Regiment of Volunteers, Bangor, 1968; Trudy I. Scee, Mount Hope Cemetery, A Twentieth Century History, Bangor, 1999
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