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Keywords: Antietam, Battle of, 1862

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Item 5480

Title: Battle of Antietam map, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-09-16

Location: Antietam

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5504

Title: Meshach P. Larry letter, Dec. 18, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Falmouth

Media: Ink on paper

Item 50450

Title: Charles H. Ring, Newport, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1862

Media: Tintype

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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.


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.


Charles Garcelon to uncle on finances, Virginia, 1863

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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Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River

An introduction to Bangor history as depicted by a broad-based group of city institutions and organizations. Partners included the middle-level William S. Cohen and James F. Doughty Schools, Bangor High School, Bangor Public Library, Bangor Museum and Center for History, and individual city historians. Topics covered include early railroads, natural disasters, the Brady Gang, the Civil War, and the 1940s.