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Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society
Media: ink (printer and pen) on paper
Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Date: circa 1895
Media: Photographic print
Tax Records Showing 3 of 115 View All
Owner in 1924: McCann & Sons
Use: Dwelling - Three Family
Owner in 1924: J.B. Brown & Sons
Use: Dwelling - Single family
The son of Maine's surgeon general and nephew of a captain in the 16th Maine, Charles A. Garcelon of Lewiston served in Co. I of the 16th Maine. His letters home in the first 17 months of his service express his reflections on war and his place in it.
William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.
Members of the Washburn family of Livermore participated in the Civil War in a variety of ways -- from Caroline at the homefront, to Samuel at sea, Elihu, as a Congressman from Illinois, and Israel governor of Maine. The family had considerable influence politically on several fronts.
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Four sons of Jacob Abbott, Farmington, ca. 1865 Contributed by Farmington Public Library Description The four adult sons of Jacob Abbott.
… (1823-1904) drew three illustrations of his son as a cadet, and wrote, "Junior was 14 years ...
He also wrote about their son Junior, dances and dance schools, the final days of Katahdin Charcoal Iron Co., and his fruit trees.
My Maine Stories Showing 3 of 16 View All
by Phil Tedrick
A father and son have their vacation experience totally changed by an encounter with a fisherman
by Normand and Richard Paradis
Father and son discuss their lives working for International Paper and changes over time
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.
My Parents' war story