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Item 78965

12th Maine recruiting poster, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1861

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5517

T.J. Libby 12th Maine Regiment desk

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1861

Location: New Orleans; Scarborough

Media: wood, paint, metal hinges

Item 74244

Vacancies, recommendations for promotion, 12th Maine, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


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Civil War soldier's monument, Rumford Center, 1921

Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.


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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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Blizzard, Lubec, January 1934

Lubec, Maine - The Blizzard of '34 - Page 1 of 2

… Lubec Herald documented the expenses in its April 12th edition. 1933 snow removal had cost $440.80, leaving a balance in the budgeted $500 from…

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MMN Image 28122

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

… his country more and signed up to serve on the 12TH of June in Company C of the 4th Maine regiment of volunteers.

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Maternity, Hallowell Granite Works, ca. 1895

Historic Hallowell - Hallowell Floods Citations

… plans renovations Maine Sunday Telegram, April 12th, 1987, The Flood of ’87 - A Souvenir Section OTHER: Interview with Bud Lord, on February 25th…