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Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society
Media: Carte de visite
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1910
Media: Photographic print
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Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.
Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.
Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.
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He also discusses McClellan's candidacy for president in 1864. Among topics and people mentioned are: Hannibal Hamlin William P.
… Mahoning Congressional excursion to Bangor Bangor McClellan Club Ideal homestead Southern life Slavery Frank Davis Wheelwright & Clark Block
Drew George B. McClellan Franklin Treat Annie Martin Northern secessionists Plot to burn New York Glassblowers exhibition Fort Sumter Capture of…