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Historical Items

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Item 6035

Portland Artillery Pitcher

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1802 Location: Portland Media: pottery, creamware

Item 15279

Coastal Artillery Corps companies, Fort McKinley, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 15273

Coastal Artillery Corps camp, Great Diamond Island, 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1909 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

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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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Big Timber: the Mast Trade

Britain was especially interested in occupying Maine during the Colonial era to take advantage of the timber resources. The tall, straight, old growth white pines were perfect for ships' masts to help supply the growing Royal Navy.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The 1st Maine Heavy…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

… McArthur Public Library, named after Robert McArthur, a veteran who served with the Third Regiment Heavy Artillery, Massachusetts Volunteers.

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Lincoln, Maine - Paul Fleming and gun crew, WW II, 1945

He was a member of Battery C 512th Anti-aircraft Artillery Gun Batallion which fought at the Battle of the Bulge.

My Maine Stories

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A poem about my experiences in Vietnam
by Doug Rawlings

A poem about my experiences in Vietnam

Story

How the first chapter Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine
by Doug Rawlings

Veterans for Peace was founded in Maine and is now an international movement

Story

The only letter to survive World War II
by Cyrene Slegona

Only one of many letters my father sent to his wife remained after he came home from World War II.