Keywords: Home front
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Contributed by: L.C. Bates Museum / Good Will-Hinckley Homes
Media: Black and White Photograph
Contributed by: Mantor Library at UMF
Date: circa 1950
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Address: 116 Front Street, Portland, 1924
Owner in 1924: Louis Peterson
Owner in 1924: Ralph J. Morash
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.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.