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Historical Items

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Item 74505

Capt. Appleton report on claim against U.S., Louisiana, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74504

Lt. Hight to Capt. Appleton, Louisiana, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 81015

Rebecca Usher description of military hospital, Pennsylvania, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Buxton; Chester Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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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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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.

Site Pages

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Guilford, Maine - EVENTS - Page 2 of 3

The Gray Gable Tea room, the garage, living quarters, and over-night camps of J.O. Buzzles were completely flooded.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… who wished to relive their war years found quarters in their tents. Also the railroads offered scheduled special trains along with rare discounted…

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Skowhegan Community History - Abenakis in the Norridgewock/Skowhegan Area

… of the household goods to the summer or winter quarters. By the age of 10, boys and girls were skilled canoeists who used paddles fashioned by…

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