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Item 99277

Title: William H. Jackson letter requesting employee exemption from Civil War draft, 1862

Contributed by: Maine State Archives

Date: 1862-09-02

Location: Windham; Portland

Media: ink on paper

Item 82066

Title: World War II draft card, Lewiston, 1942

Contributed by: Franco-American Collection

Date: 1942-02-16

Location: Lewiston

Media: ink on paper

Item 11863

Title: Enlistment and draft quotas, Houlton, 1864

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1864-07-01

Location: Houlton

Media: Ink on paper

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Item 52979

Address: 2-82 Fore Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Portland Company

Use: Drafting Room

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Exhibit

Letter to Francis Pratt from family, 1865

In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.