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Historical Items

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Item 78830

G.F. Shepley acceptance to American Metric Bureau, 1876

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1876 Location: Portland; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76628

Acceptance of Brig. Shepley resignation, Washington, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Washington; New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10091

Letter from C.C. Burleigh to Elizabeth Mountfort, April 25, 1850

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1850-04-25 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

So you can see that large new Tents would come a acceptable as will A few weeks of Rest. . . Major General George McClellanGeneral George B.

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

That person would turn the wheel to that letter, open that bin, take out his mail, and close the cover.

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Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

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