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Historical Items

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Item 16119

18th Regiment recruiting poster, Aroostook County, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862 Media: paper

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Item 33711

W. C. Clark of the 18th Maine, 1861

Contributed by: Lincoln Historical Society Date: 1861 Location: Lincoln; Hampden; Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 82152

James Parker, Artificer, First Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: circa 1863 Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

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Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

… The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, a Civil War regiment organized as the 18th Maine Infantry, returned to Bangor in September 1865, greeted by a large…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

The Second Maine Regiment, consisting of men from Bangor and the nearby region left Bangor on May 14th, just one month after Lincoln's call for…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 1 of 4

By the end of the 18th century, townspeople asked that the area be incorporated. Governor Caleb Strong, of Massachusetts, decreed on January 31…