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Item 18301

Military personnel, Bangor Fair, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944-08-01

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 18229

Dow Field military personnel, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library

Date: 1944

Location: Bangor

Media: Photographic print

Item 10615

Parade with military personnel

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: Postcard

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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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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.

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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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Playhouse, Surry, 1946

Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… just returned from three years of service in the military. Playhouse Program, Surry, 1929Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society The new…

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Emery O. Bonsey, Newbury Neck, ca. 1910

Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Besides those in the military service, many were working in the shipyards in South Portland, Bath and Connecticut.

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Howard House, Bangor, 1869

Life on a Tidal River - Narrative

Bangor had almost 2000 men who qualified for military service; many would serve in either the Army or the Navy.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 19 View All

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine

by Henry B. Severance III


My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.

Story

Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote

by Adam R. Cote


Military Service has had a deep impact my life