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Historical Items

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Item 66032

Letter concerning hospital beds, Boston, 1861

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 97507

Augusta S. Quimby, Belfast, 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: 1861-02-27 Location: Belfast Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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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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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

Site Pages

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

This was because Margaret’s specialty was delivering babies. In 1953, Margaret B. Workman died. The hospital did not shut down, however.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Dr. Charles W. Bell used a portion of the hotel as a 16-bed hospital from 1910-1937. The building was demolished in 1969.

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR