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Historical Items

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Item 13240

Sarah Sampson, Bath, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1860 Location: Bath Media: Photographic print

Item 65268

Sarah Sampson letter on illness, Bath, 1864

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

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Item 13249

Sarah Sampson letter to governor, August 17, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1863 Location: Gettysburg Media: ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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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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Lincoln, Maine - Aaron Huntress

He was married to Jenima Sampson, daughter of James and Jenima Sampson. Jenima and Aaron had 10 children: Jenima, William, Alice, Milton, Warren…