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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 94887

Civil War Monument, Presque Isle, 2013

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: 2013

Location: Presque Isle

Media: Digital photograph

Item 70734

Civil War infantry soldier, Vassalboro, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: circa 1864

Location: Vassalboro

Media: Carte de visite

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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 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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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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Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Headstone, unknown Confederate soldier, Gray

Maine and the Civil War - Headstone, unknown Confederate soldier, Gray

The gravestone reads, "Stranger, A soldier of the late war died 1862, Erected by the ladies of Gray." View additional information about this item on…

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B.A. Osborn, 1st Maine Cavalry, ca. 1864

Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

Soldier's Monument X "How did the Civil war impact your life? Your future? Or future as a town?" The Civil War impacted my life because, when I…

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

Maine and the Civil War - Communities and the War

… from their historical collections relating to the Civil War era and residents of their area who participated in the war; held "One Book, One…

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years

by Ted Heselton


Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam