Question: In a history of Oxford County Maine I learn that my ancestors brother Lucius Allen was in the "Third Maine Band" during the Civil War. I can not find any reference to this band or regiment.
Answer: According the to records of Civil War Soldiers enlisted in Maine your relative was in a band. However he was in the Band attached to the 3rd Maine Infantry. To learn more about this regiment and where they were during the Civil War go online to: http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/regiments.cfm. Select from the options - Union, Maine, and "3" for the regiment.