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Item 84451

Title: George H. Libby knapsack, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Media: Leather, cloth, metal

Item 79384

Title: Clothing equipage return, Augusta, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-08-24

Location: Augusta

Media: Ink on paper

Item 68015

Title: Witham letter urging Charles Cole to join army, 1862

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1862-05-06

Location: Sebago; Washington

Media: ink on paper

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Exhibit

Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

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.

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Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.