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Keywords: Skirmishes

Historical Items

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Item 6243

Letter from Thomas Pownall to Robert Monckton

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1758-08-30 Location: Thomaston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 9963

Peleg Wadsworth letter to wife, Betsey, 1778

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1778-09-02 Media: Ink on paper

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Item 10547

William Bayley to mother, July 5, 1777

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1777-07-05 Location: Ticonderoga; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

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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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A Brief History of Colby College

Colby originated in 1813 as Maine Literary and Theological Institution and is now a small private liberal arts college of about 1,800 students. A timeline of the history and development of Colby College from 1813 until the present.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

Our advance had a great deal of skirmishing with them but no regular battle for they made no stand until they got into Richmond. Our division, i.e.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Historical Overview - Page 2 of 4

Despite continued skirmishes with the Indians, the second settlement continued to grow. After resettlement, the center of activity shifted from Black…

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Colby College Special Collections

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