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Item 68978

Maine Civil Defense rescue demonstration, Hallowell, 1955

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1955

Location: Hallowell

Media: Photographic print

Item 68977

Greene Civil Defense first aid team, Auburn, 1957

Contributed by: National Archives at Boston

Date: 1957-05-26

Location: Auburn; Greene

Media: Photographic print

Item 13249

Sarah Sampson letter to governor, August 17, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1863

Location: Gettysburg

Media: ink on paper

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Civil War monument dedication, Bethel, 1908

Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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

This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.

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Hampden Highlands Post Office, ca. 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

There were a handful casualties, and the citizens were forced to give a bond of $12,000 against the October completion of several unfinished vessels.

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James Parker, Artificer, First Maine Heavy Artillery Regiment, ca. 1863

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Civil War

… news that too often came in the form of long casualty lists in the newspaper. The situation could be just as bad for disabled soldiers who made it…

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Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Greenleaf Cilley

It discusses the history of the Cilley family, including how Greenleaf Cilley was one of the first casualties of the Civil War.