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Item 7326

Title: Letter concerning military provisions and garrison contingents, Kittery, 1695

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1695-02-14

Location: Kittery

Media: Ink on paper

Item 66031

Title: Order for medical supplies for more regiments, Augusta, 1861

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

Date: 1861-06-19

Media: Ink on paper

Item 5223

Title: Civil war equipment and supplies

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Media: Card photograph

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.