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Tillson, Gen. Davis, House


Built in 1853 in Rockland, Maine this building served as the house of General David Tillson (1830-1895), a prominent Civil War figure and local businessman. Tillson served in the Civil War as captain of the 2nd Battery, 1st Maine Mounter Artillery; Lieutenant Colonel, then Brigadier General, of the US Volunteers; and Commander of the 4th Division of the XXIII Corps. Tillson fought in the Battles of Cedar Mountain and Second Bull Run and oversaw the defensive fortifications in the siege of Knoxville. General Tillson’s house entered the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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