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May 15th, 2009

2009 News
Vol.VIII No.1

Newsletter Vol.VIII No.5 of the
20th Maine Volunteer Regt., Co. B


Joshua Chamberlain
Gettysburg, 2 July, 1863


Cannon Fire over Old Town ~


Members of Co. B, 20th Maine were hosted by the OTHS History Department to deliver a rendition of Civil War life to the students, most of the students were receptive to the reenactors and many took part in the learning centers. Some students needed to be told not to double-task and shut off their I Pods.

6th Maine Battery was present and as usual, set off several car alarms. At the previous encampment, the police and fire department showed up reporting that a home on Rt. 43 blew up twice. At this encampment the cannon caused a 90 year old woman to have heart palpitations, and firing of the cannon was ceased after firing two rounds on Friday. School officials and teachers praised the knowledge of the presenters.

submitted by Cor. P. Smith



  • P. Dudley called the monthly meeting of March to order at noon.
  • P. Smith read the Secretary’s & Treasurer’s report and was moved by D. Wardwell, and seconded by T. Brochu – all in favor of accepting the reports.

Old Business


New Business –
  • Wooden nickels – board recommended that money be spent to purchase 1100 Nickels.
    • S. Morris moved to accept and T. Brochu seconded – all in favor.
  • Dancing entertains for sutlery will be looked into.
    • Frank motioned the acceptance and K. Richards seconded – all in favor
  • Wooden guns can be purchased for $200 – P. Dudley will look into their purchase.
    • F. Cassidy made the motion and S. Morris seconded, all in favor
  • Debt Card on hold – local bank moved to Bangor
  • Belfast – AMVETS Aug 1 or 2 $500 – Living History – listed event.
    • S. Morris Motion to accept and J. Audet seconded. – possible amendment to reduce cost for numbers.
  • Motion to adjourn by R. D’Errico and seconded by D. Wardwell, accepted.


    Newsletter by:
 Bvt Cor. PJ Smith

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