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Item 77452

Request for G.F. Shepley speech, Skowhegan, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Location: Portland; Skowhegan Media: Ink on paper

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Item 59552

G.A.R. picnic, Strong, ca. 1895

Contributed by: Strong Historical Society Date: circa 1895 Location: Strong Media: Cabinet photograph

Item 102165

Thomas Jefferson contemplating the sale of frontier land, Philadelphia, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776 Location: Philadelphia Media: Ink on paper

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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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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Each party resolved to combine with the other parties to form a more powerful Republican Party. A joint convention was held and a basic platform was…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Strong's History - Page 4 of 4

… to everyone else's conversations on those early "party lines," but Ella was the first one to know about fires.