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Item 6779

Title: Soldier relaxing, Fort Williams, 1927

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media

Date: 1927

Location: Cape Elizabeth

Media: Glass negative

Item 74505

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

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74504

Title: 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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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

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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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

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.