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Item 15279

Coastal Artillery Corps companies, Fort McKinley, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1909

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 15273

Coastal Artillery Corps camp, Great Diamond Island, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1909

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 21660

Moving gun, South Portland, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1898

Location: South Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Fight or buy bonds, World War I poster, 1917

World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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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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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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MMN Image 28119

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - U.S. Flagship Hartford

We also learned about artillery onboard the ship. We also learned more about the captain of this ship. This is a secondary resource.

Site Page

Hotel Strong, with Forster Toothpick Mill beyond, Strong, ca. 1905

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - "Fly Rod" Crosby - Page 2 of 3

… Crosby as a writer and sent her all over the east coast to represent the Maine Woods at expositions and on boards promoting tourism.

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Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

… 26th Maine Infantry, and the First Maine Heavy Artillery. All were mustered in Bangor. Troops soon gathered at the state armory on Essex Street and…

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne


Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima