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Item 67670

Title: Horace Kollack to his cousin John Bickford, Sacarappa, 1865

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1865-02-15

Location: Westbrook; Sebago; Lynn

Media: ink on paper

Item 11863

Title: Enlistment and draft quotas, Houlton, 1864

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1864-07-01

Location: Houlton

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11855

Title: Army enlistment form, Houlton, 1867

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1867-09-17

Location: Houlton; Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

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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

Letter to Francis Pratt from family, 1865

In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.

Exhibit

Scouts and guides with the Army of the Potomac

Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.