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Historical Items

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Item 35838

Marshall Phillips to wife on reenlistment, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Media: Pencil on paper

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Item 74392

Commander G.H. Preble plea to Lincoln, Mobile, AL, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-10-10 Location: Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10555

Letter from William Bayley to mother, October 23, 1780

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1780-10-23 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Commander George Henry Preble

George Henry Preble of Portland, nephew of Edward Preble who was known as the father of the U.S. Navy, temporarily lost his command during the Civil War when he was charged with failing to stop a Confederate ship from getting through the Union blockade at Mobile.

Exhibit

For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

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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.

Site Pages

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

On September 26, 1864, he reenlisted from Strong in Battery 2, 1st Maine Light Artillery, and was mustered out on June 16, 1865.