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Item 70236

Dr. Gale on deceased soldier, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 80987

Isaac Starbird letter to Rebecca Usher, Litchfield, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1863

Location: Hollis; Litchfield; Gettysburg

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7391

67th General Hospital War Unit, Portland, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Medical Center Archives

Date: 1942-08-28

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

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Rebecca N. Usher, Hollis, ca. 1885

Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.


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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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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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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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Workman Hospital, Lincoln, 1938

Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

… close?   Nan Libby Interview on Workman Hospital They had to close the Workman’s Hospital because they didn’t receive Medicare insurance…

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Lincoln, Maine - Other Early Hospitals

When they got to the hospital, the very hospitable staff greeted them warmly. “It’s not nice to see you here again, but it is nice to see you Mr.

My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All


How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military

by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse


The Wall

by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds


My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II

by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima