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Item 28481

Title: Civil War Soldiers' Monument postcard, Bath, ca. 1940

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1940

Location: Bath; Richmond; Frederick City

Media: black-and-white lithographed postcard

Item 28472

Title: Civil War letter, George Pepper, 1862

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: 1862-05-23

Location: Bath; Yorktown

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28463

Title: George Pepper, Civil War, tintype, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Patten Free Library

Date: circa 1861

Location: Bath; Yorktown

Media: tintype

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Civil War quilt , Belfast, 1864

Belfast During the Civil War: The Home Front

Belfast residents responded to the Civil War by enlisting in large numbers, providing relief from the home front to soldiers, defending Maine's shoreline, and closely following the news from soldiers and from various battles.

Exhibit

Charles Garcelon to uncle on finances, Virginia, 1863

Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.