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Item 6336

Title: Reverend Collamore Purington

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: circa 1863

Media: Autographed Carte-de Visite, mounted albumin print

Item 6434

Title: Frederick Douglass, Old Orchard Beach, 1877

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1877

Location: Old Orchard Beach

Media: Mounted albumin print

Item 5440

Title: Henry A. Willis, Thomaston, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1865

Location: Thomaston

Media: card photograph, cartes de visite

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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.


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.


George Washington Pillsbury, Louisiana, ca. 1863

Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.