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What part did Maine play in the Revolutionary War?

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08/14/2010

Several small battles were fought in Maine. A naval battle on the Penobscot River near Bangor resulted in a humiliating defeat for the Americans. No large battles were fought in Maine but some of the ports were occupied or burned by the British.

Maine was part of Massachusetts during the Revolution, and Maine soldiers served in the Massachusetts regiments that were deeply involved in the war.