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Item 4342

Title: Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain's grave site

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-07-31

Location: Brunswick

Media: Color print

Item 9904

Title: Lt. Col. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: Brunswick

Media: Photograph, print on paper

Item 13969

Title: Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library

Date: circa 1865

Location: Brewer

Media: Photograph

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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.

Exhibit

Headstone of Joshua Allen, Portland, 1805

A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

Exhibit

Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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Site

Brady Gang Shooting, Bangor, 1937

Bangor Museum and History Center

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Site

Skolfield Women, Brunswick, ca. 1900

Pejepscot Historical Society

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Site

Hampden Highlands Post Office, circa 1908

Highlighting Historical Hampden

An introduction to Hampden history as presented by students from Reeds Brook Middle School, the Edythe L. Dyer Community Library, and Hampden Historical Society. Areas focused on include early settlement, expansion, Riverside Park, Hampden Academy, important residents, shipyards, the War of 1812, and more.