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Item 9210

Court document concerning assault, December 12, 1807

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1807-12-12 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 102665

Mary Otto, Portland, 2009

Courtesy of Jan Pieter Van Voorst Van Beest, an individual partner Date: 2017 Location: Portland Media: Digital

Item 22522

Soldier's request for relief, 1747

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1747 Location: Louisbourg Media: Ink on paper

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The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.


Prisoners of War

Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.


Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: From Rustic to Rusticators

… a number of other men in the village, as well as assaulting Comfort Manchester. This detail was seldom talked about for the next two hundred years…

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Historic Hallowell - City Marshals

… drugs, ten seizures of intoxicating liquors , one assault and battery, four thefts of personal property, one fast driver, one malicious mischief…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - P.H. Tilson Death Notice

The Union Army consisted of 28,000 men and was to assault the Confederates' 33,000-man army with three separate flanks.

My Maine Stories

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima