Joshua D. Littlefield enlisted in the 27th Me. Inf. as a 25
year old private on 9/30/1862. He mustered out on 7/17/1863 at Portland, Me. The book 'A Shower of Stars' by John Pullen is about this unit. Through an error the entire regiment was awarded Medals of Honor for extending thier enlistment, even though less than half of them extended. In 1917 a review board revoked all of the medals because extending one's enlistment didn't meet the requirements for the medal anyway. Joshua Littlefield was not one of the men who had extended.
Ocean View Cemetery
Created by: William Sweeney
Record added: Jun 16, 2008
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