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Item 99277

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 98372

Thomas J. Burgess, draft notice, Belfast, 1863

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society

Date: 1863

Location: Belfast

Media: ink on paper

Item 72480

Charles W. Cole's Draft Notice

Contributed by: John Micavich through Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1862-09-16

Location: Sebago; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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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.

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John Monroe Dillingham, Freeport, ca. 1861

War Through the Eyes of a Young Sailor

Eager to deal with the "Sesech" [Secessionists], young deepwater sailor John Monroe Dillingham of Freeport enlisted in the U.S. Navy as soon as he returned from a long voyage in 1862. His letters and those of his family offer first-hand insight into how one individual viewed the war.

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Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Site Page

Somes Sound, Mt. Desert Island, ca.1900

Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Source Materials

Dr. William R. Horner for proofreading draft text and providing needed edits. Jennifer Judd-McGee for her patience, proofreading draft text and…

Site Page

Adam Simpson Green, Colby College, 1887

Colby College Special Collections

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Site Page

Moving in, Eastern Maine Medical Center, Bangor, 1976

Eastern Maine Medical Center

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My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 3 View All

Story

August 12, 1967 was the most significant day of my life

by Bob Small


How the Vietnam war affected my life

Story

Vietnam Memoirs

by David Chessey


MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR

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