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Historical Items

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Item 81167

Confederate veterans plea for help, Richmond, 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Richmond Media: Ink on paper

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Item 23546

Request for help with Sanatorium costs, 1908

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1908-10-12 Location: Kennebunkport; Hebron Media: Ink on paper

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Item 65095

Sister's plea for furlough for brother, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Freedom; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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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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Student Exhibit: Save the Skowhegan Grange & Granges in General

A brief history of the Grange in Skowhegan, its importance to community history, and a plea to save it from destruction.