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Item 11821

Title: Lt. Alexander Crawford Jr., ca. 1864

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House

Date: 1864

Location: Skowhegan

Media: Black & White copy print made from a tintype

Item 59531

Title: Letter seeking back pay, Virginia, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1861-08-12

Location: Alexandria

Media: Ink on paper

Item 64623

Title: Letter to John Sheahan recalling escape, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865-11-09

Location: Erie; Dennysville

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

Exhibit

West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

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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Site

Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell

The history of the smallest city in Maine as created by a team consisting of the Hallowell Area Board of Trade, Hubbard Free Library, The Row House, Vaughan Homestead Foundation, Hallowell Firemen’s Association, and students from Hall-Dale Middle School. Topics covered include: natural disasters, the granite industry and other industries central to the development of the city, firefighters and police, Hallowell’s contribution to modern medicine, the Kennebec River, and more.

Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.