Keywords: St Mary's Hospital
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Contributed by: Lewiston Public Library
Contributed by: Franco-American Collection
Contributed by: Ste. Agathe Historical Society
Date: circa 1905
Location: Saint Agatha
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.
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.
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
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On November 30, 1864, he died in the regimental hospital and was buried at Barrancas National Cemetery in Florida in grave 5-0-535. Alanson F.
… is buried next to his parents Nathaniel and Mary and his sister Mary in Gray’s cemetery. Charles Lawrence ca.
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by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse