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Item 5263

U.S. Hospital, Georgetown, D.C.

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Location: Washington

Media: engraving

Item 10618

Muskie swearing in, Washington, D.C., 1980

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

Date: 1980-05-08

Location: Washington

Media: Photographic print

Item 17347

Presque Isle Christmas Tree, Washington, D.C., 1958

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society

Date: circa 1958

Location: Presque Isle; Washington

Media: Photographic print

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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.

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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.

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Grenville Sparrow, 17th Maine Volunteers, ca. 1863

Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

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Departure on Senior Class Trip, Strong, 1961

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… many years the senior class trip to Washington, D.C. was a tradition in Strong. Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were…

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Departure on Senior Class Trip, Strong, 1961

Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

… many years the senior class trip to Washington, D.C. was a tradition in Strong. Tours to the museums, monuments, Congress and Capitol were…

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Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861

Maine and the Civil War - Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861

… with news from his trip to Washington, D.C., and the Union troops. He sends greetings to his children, also.

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Story

USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era

by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.


"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

Story

The Wall

by Michael Uhl


What it means to have beaten the odds

Story

Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green

by Peter P. Joyce Jr.


Don't get close to the new guy