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Item 82210

Title: U. S. Army unit on Walker Memorial Library steps, Westbrook, 1917

Contributed by: Walker Memorial Library

Date: 1917

Location: Westbrook

Media: Photograph

Item 31317

Title: U.S. Army discharge paper for Robert McArthur, 1865

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1865-06-17

Location: Portsmouth; Norfolk; Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper

Item 31599

Title: U.S. Grant post #143 charter, Biddeford, 1885

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1885-08-14

Location: Biddeford

Media: Ink on paper with gold foil, in frame

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


Freeland Holmes and Caroline Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1860

The Washburns of Livermore

Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.


Shepard Cary, Houlton, 1805-1866

Shepard Cary: Lumberman, Legislator, Leader and Legend

Shepard Cary (1805-1866) was one of the leading -- and wealthiest -- residents of early Aroostook County. He was a lumberman, merchant, mill operator, and legislator.

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Quoddy Village, 1936

National Archives at Boston

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Sgt. Nelson W. Jones, 3rd Maine Infantry, ca. 1862

Maine and the Civil War

Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and homefront activities, as well as post-war remembrances. These pages pull together resources from Maine Memory Network and Maine History Online that explore and illuminate aspects of Maine and the Civil War.


Moose in the Aroostook Woods, 1895

Aroostook Historical and Art Museum

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