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Item 5187

Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Media: Carte de visite

Item 4163

Chamberlain and 20th Maine, Gettysburg reunion, 1889

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1889

Location: Gettysburg

Media: Photographic print

Item 81160

Capt. Samuel T. Keene, 20th Maine, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1863

Media: Carte de visite

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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

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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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Rural Free Delivery Driver, Strong, ca. 1915

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 3 of 4

At the turn of the 20th century, Postmaster Nelson Walker was also the town’s undertaker. At that time, licensing and embalming were not required…

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Primary, grammar and high school building, Strong, ca. 1905

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 2 of 4

After the start of the 20th century, students had less pressure to support the family farm, and education became more important.