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Historical Items

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Item 1482

Badge for the Army Nurses Association, ca. 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1877 Media: Silk ribbon

Item 16654

Presque Isle Army Air Base barracks, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Item 16668

Presque Isle Army Air Base guard house, ca. 1943

Contributed by: Presque Isle Air Museum Date: circa 1943 Location: Presque Isle Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 35167

Assessor's Record, 499-501 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army Use: Garage

Item 51758

204-210 Federal Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army Use: Stores & Army Home

Item 35166

499-501 Brighton Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Salvation Army Use: Dwelling - Two family

Exhibits

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Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization made up of Civil War veterans from the Union Army.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Society Isaiah Welch served in the Union Army in the First Maine Cavalry. He was a farmer before and after the war with a place at the top of…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

Groups, Clubs & Organizations The Grand Army of the Republic G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895Members of Post 134 of the Grand Army of the…

My Maine Stories

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Learning to fly and instructing cadets at West Point during WWII
by Vera Cleaves

West Point during World War II

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My story about tours of duty in Vietnam
by Maynard Bradley

I served in the Army Special Forces as a Green Beret, it still effects me today.

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August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life
by Bob Small

How the Vietnam war affected my life