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Historical Items

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Item 11309

Putnam payment for conscription substitute, Houlton, 1864

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1864-05-04 Location: Houlton Media: paper

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Item 11318

Feeley substitute for conscription, Bangor, 1863

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1863-09-03 Location: Bangor; Houlton Media: Ink on paper

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Item 11317

Llewellyn Powers' conscription substitution, Houlton, 1863

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1863-08-29 Location: Houlton Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Presque Isle and the Civil War

Presque Isle had fewer than 1,000 residents in 1860, but it still felt the impact of the Civil War. About half of the town's men went off to war. Of those, a third died. The effects of the war were widespread in the small community.

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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.

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World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Emerson Letter

… were in the army, either voluntarily or conscription. A part of the female portion still remained, but the greater part had gone to Richmond. A…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

… and records show that several island men were conscripted into the British army against their will.