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Item 66035

Title: Samuel B. Hunter, 7th Maine, to Alonzo Garcelon, 1862

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28360

Title: George W. Pierce obituary, Portland, 1835

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1835

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 68624

Title: Letter about Pvt. Cole serious illness, near Washington, D.C., 1862

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1862-12-15

Location: Sebago; Washington

Media: ink on paper

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.


Loading ice, Presque Isle Stream, 1946

Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.


Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.


Mono Aircraft Company, Presque Isle, 1935

Presque Isle: The Star City

The history of a northern Maine community as told by an array of local institutions and organizations. Site contributors include University of Maine at Presque Isle, Presque Isle Historical Society, Mark and Emily Turner Memorial Library, Presque Isle Middle School. Some of the topics include historic buildings, potato farming, transportation and the Aroostook Valley Railroad.