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Item 79086

Title: Lincoln letter on Louisiana elections, Washington, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-11-21

Location: Washington; New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 74532

Title: Gen. G.F. Shepley on Louisiana elections, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-12-08

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 78689

Title: Progressive Rally Announcement, Dixfield, 1914

Contributed by: Dixfield Historical Society

Date: 1914

Location: Dixfield

Media: Ink on paper

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'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.


Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Maine Soldiers' Relief Association card, Washington

The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.