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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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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.

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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.