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Item 15753

Pledge to Cape Elizabeth Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association

Contributed by: South Portland Historical Society

Date: 1897-07-01

Location: South Portland

Media: paper

Item 26403

Soldiers' Monument, Lubec, ca. 1905

Contributed by: An individual through Lubec Historical Society

Date: circa 1905

Location: Lubec

Media: Photographic print

Item 15754

Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association stock certificate

Contributed by: South Portland Historical Society

Date: circa 1883

Location: Portland

Media: paper

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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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Woodbury K. Dana's grave, Westbrook, 1924

Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

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Soldiers' Monument and Library, Pittsfield, 1904

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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Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument Soldier's Monument Dedication program, Lubec, 1904 Item 28661 infoLubec Memorial Library

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SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904

Lubec, Maine - Lubec's Soldier's Monument

Lubec's Soldier's Monument SEE NOTES Soldier's Monument Dedication Souvenir Program (inside), Lubec, 1904 Item 28662 infoLubec Memorial…

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Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

John Martin: Expert Observer - Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864

Soldiers' Monument, Bangor, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The Bangor Soldiers' Monument

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Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds