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Historical Items

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Item 6779

Soldier relaxing, Fort Williams, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1927 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Glass Negative

Item 74505

Capt. Appleton report on claim against U.S., Louisiana, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74504

Lt. Hight to Capt. Appleton, Louisiana, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.