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Historical Items

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Item 80960

Martha Osgood letter on visits from friends, Hollis, 1862

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

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Item 89881

Report on Buxton-Hollis Soldiers' Aide Society, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Hollis; Buxton Media: Ink on paper

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Item 89989

Sgt. Pettengill letter of thanks, Virginia, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Hollis; Newton; Auburn; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.