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Item 12918

Grand Army of the Republic, Caribou, ca. 1900

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: circa 1900

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 12250

Grand Army of the Republic members, Caribou, 1898

Contributed by: Caribou Public Library

Date: 1898

Location: Caribou

Media: Photographic print

Item 15447

Grand Army of the Republic, Frank Hunter Post, ca. 1910

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1910

Location: Hodgdon Mills

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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Hiram Church, Presque Isle, 1861

Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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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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G.A.R. Post No. 134, Strong, ca. 1890

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

The Grand Army of the Republic was a fraternal organization made up of Civil War veterans from the Union Army.

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G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Groups, Clubs & Organizations - Page 2 of 3

These three organizations along with the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil…

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Isaiah Welch, Strong, ca. 1865

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

The Strong Grand Army of the Republic Post was named after him. Oscar Searles lived in Strong with the family of Samuel and Eleanor Hinkley in 1860.