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Item 71946

Instructions when alarm sounded, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 65095

Sister's plea for furlough for brother, 1864

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

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Exhibits

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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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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

On September 5, 1864 at Auburn, eighteen year old James Skinner of Strong volunteered as a substitute for Clark A. Thompson of Farmington.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Second Row: (1) Charles F Thompson, (2) Philip D Stubbs, (3) Nelson Walker, (4) Percy M Brown, (5) Llewellyn Hartwell, (6) Frank H Smith, (7) Richard…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Iva Mayo Richards, Elmira Brackley, Mabel Thompson, Will Page, Arthur Furbish, Bert Furbish, Mrs.