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Keywords: 20th Maine (1862-1865)--Photographs

Historical Items

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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 81161

Samuel L. Miller, 20th Maine

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Media: Carte de visite

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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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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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.