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Item 100744

List of Civil War soldiers, Pittsfield, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute Date: 1864-04-15 Location: Pittsfield Media: Ink on paper

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Item 15720

Letter concerning Financial History of the War, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Buffalo; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 5187

Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Media: Carte de visite

Exhibits

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War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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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.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

Soldiers Of The Civil War Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Many young men from Strong and Freeman…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Corporal John K. Richards, Civil War soldier, ca. 1864 Item 69552 infoStrong Historical Society John King Richards (1828-1905)…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Civil War Substitute Volunteer Enlistment, Auburn, 1864 Item 64134 infoStrong Historical Society During the Civil War the Union…