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Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society
Location: Presque Isle
Media: Ink on paper
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Location: Bancroft Mills
Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.
Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.
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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As the war progressed, cities and towns were given quotas for recruiting soldiers, either for 1 year or 3 year stints of service.
Ad by Pepperell Mills to recruit women workers, Biddeford, 1943Item Contributed byMcArthur Public Library In Biddeford, like the rest of urban…
Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry…
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 4 View All
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.
"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day
by Mary D. McGuirk
My life and career as a USAF Nurse
by Darrin MC Mclellan
Stories of growing up Downeast