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My Lost Youth: Longfellow's Portland, Then and Now

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Returned Home, 2004

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Returned Home, 2004 / Maine Historical Society

The engraving on the boulder at the site of the cemetery reads:

Within this enclosure/ were buried 21 soldiers/ captured by the English/ at the Battle/of Queenston, Canada/ in the War of 1812/ and died in hospital here/ while on their way to/ Boston for exchange.

 

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