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Item 66034

Nathaniel French to Alonzo Garcelon on Portland hospital, 1862

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 1329

Pay voucher for the expenses of the ship the Albany

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1779-12-10

Media: Ink on paper

Item 75058

Military governor staff list, New Orleans, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

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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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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Hometown Boys Win Tournament, Lincoln, 1938

Lincoln, Maine - Railroads

… of many mills, as they are less disruptive and expensive than trucks. There are train stations still in Lincoln from the past.

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#1 Gordon Fox Ranch, Lincoln, ca. 1920

Lincoln, Maine - Gordon's Fox Farms

Furs were expensive, so Gordon’s farms went bankrupt when people stopped buying them. Fox farms were a very large business.

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Souvenir, Strong Grammar School, 1901

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… 65110 infoStrong Historical Society At her own expense, grammar school teacher Mrs. Daisy Dickey Worthley (1874-1962) provided souvenirs of her…

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Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey