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Item 35838

Title: Marshall Phillips to wife on reenlistment, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-02-27

Media: Pencil on paper

Item 74392

Title: 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

Item 10555

Title: 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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Exhibit

George Henry Preble, Portland, 1878

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

West W. Cooper, Union, 1861

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.

Exhibit

George Washington at Monmouth

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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Site

Welcome to Strong sign, Strong, ca. 1950

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village

The history of a small western Maine community north of Farmington as told by a team consisting of Strong Historical Society, Strong Elementary School, and Strong Public Library. Exhibit topics include Strong's prominence in the wood products industry (it was once the "Toothpick Capital of the World"), the "Bridge that Changed the Map," schools and educational history, clubs and organizations, "Fly Rod" Crosby, the first Maine guide, and a rich student section related to the Civil War and post-Civil War era in the town.