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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

Item 15720

Letter concerning Financial History of the War, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1865

Location: Buffalo; Washington

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5187

Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Media: Carte de visite

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John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

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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Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

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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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.

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Isaiah Welch, Strong, ca. 1865

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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Corporal John K. Richards, Civil War soldier, ca. 1864

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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Civil War Substitute Volunteer Enlistment, Auburn, 1864

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…