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Item 97584

Title: Pvt. John Sheahan on cavalry battles, Virginia, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-07-27

Location: Dennysville; Fredericksburg

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 14762

Title: Battle of Tripoli, July 25, 1804

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1830

Location: Tripoli

Media: Oil on panel

Item 67506

Title: Battle of Port Hudson, Louisiana, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1887

Location: Port Hudson

Media: Digital image of chromolithograph

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Exhibit

Boxer and Enterprize

Enemies at Sea, Companions in Death

Lt. William Burrows and Commander Samuel Blyth, commanders of the USS Enterprise and the HMS Boxer, led their ships and crews in Battle in Muscongus Bay on Sept. 5, 1813. The American ship was victorious, but both captains were killed. Portland staged a large and regal joint burial.

Exhibit

Benedict Arnold

Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.

Exhibit

British Naval and Merchant Telescope, ca. 1850

Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.