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Item 98727

Title: Waldo County Veterans Association reunion, Morrill, 1922

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1922-06-01

Location: Morrill

Media: photograph

Item 98615

Title: Waldo County Veterans Association, Belfast, ca. 1920

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: circa 1920

Location: Belfast

Media: photograph

Item 78831

Title: G.F. Shepley election as commander of Maine GAR, 1877

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1877-02-06

Location: Lewiston; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

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.

Exhibit

Mary King Scrimgeour dress, Lewiston, ca. 1895

Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Exhibit

Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

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.