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Item 64611

John P. Sheahan from POW prison, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864

Location: Danville; Dennysville

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 64614

POW John Sheahan to Lizzie Shriver, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864

Location: Columbia; Westminster

Media: Ink on paper

Item 35833

Marshall Phillips on Spotsylvania, Virginia, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864

Media: Pencil on paper

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John Parris Sheahan, ca. 1870

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

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George Washington Pillsbury, Louisiana, ca. 1863

Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Slave whip, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Slave whip, 1864

Slave whip, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (18232-1904) on page 54 in his 1864

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Ada Martin gymnastic costume, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Ada Martin gymnastic costume, Bangor, 1864

Martin wrote that in other years, the performance had been mostly singing, but in 1864, 26 of his 400 students performed the gymnastics they had…

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Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

Martin began in 1864 writing recollections of his life and activities. He also listed the members of the band and their occupations.

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Story

Mosher family history and my career at S.D. Warren

by Abbott Mosher


My family settled the Westbrook region and I am a 4th generation paper maker at S.D. Warren.

Story

The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans

by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office


Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland