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Item 100744

Title: List of Civil War soldiers, Pittsfield, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute

Date: 1864

Location: Pittsfield

Media: Ink on paper

Item 94910

Title: Civil War remembrance poem, Presque Isle, 1905

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 1905-10-18

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Ink on paper

Item 70734

Title: Civil War infantry soldier, Vassalboro, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1864

Location: Vasselboro

Media: Carte-de-Visite; photograph

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Item 64628

Address: Assessor's Record, 9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran

Use: Stable

Item 64627

Address: 9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran

Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32128

Address: 292 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John W Lambert

Style: Italianate

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Culp's Hill from East Cemetery Hill

Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.


Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 700,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.


Soldiers' Monument and Library, Pittsfield, 1904

Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War

Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and homefront activities, as well as post-war remembrances. These pages pull together resources from Maine Memory Network and Maine History Online that explore and illuminate aspects of Maine and the Civil War.


David Webber letter to Cumberland Overseers of the Poor, 1830

Cumberland & North Yarmouth

A unique two-town history. Prince Memorial Library, Cumberland Historical Society, North Yarmouth Historical Society, Skyline Farm, and Greely Middle School partnered to tell the story of how Cumberland and North Yarmouth were originally part of the same community. Libraries, the Civil War, pauper laws, main streets, local industries, and Skyline Farm are some of the topics covered on the site.


Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.