Search Results

Category: Military & War

Historical Items

View All Showing 2 of 2867 Showing 3 of 2867

Item 97565

Pvt. John Sheahan on Frederick, MD, rebels, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Frederick; Dennysville Media: Ink on paper

  view a full transcription

Item 100830

Camp Benson, Newport, 1894

Contributed by: Pittsfield Historical Society Date: 1894 Location: Newport Media: Ink on paper

Item 102821

A plan of the city and harbour of Louisburg, 1758

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1745 Location: Cape Brenton Media: Ink on paper

Exhibits

View All Showing 2 of 49 Showing 3 of 49

Exhibit

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

Exhibit

Lt. Charles A. Garcelon, 16th Maine

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.

Exhibit

John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.

Site Pages

View All Showing 2 of 714 Showing 3 of 714

Site Page

Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

Regiments: Images, Documents A few of Maine's more than 50 Civil War regiments and batteries are represented here.

Site Page

Maine and the Civil War - Communities and the War

Communities and the War In nine communities, historical organizations, libraries and schools worked together between 2013 and 2015 to study what…

Site Page

Maine and the Civil War - Legendary Participation

Legendary Participation War veterans, Kittery, 1932Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Maine's participation in the Civil War is…

My Maine Stories

View All Showing 2 of 34 Showing 3 of 34

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

Story

An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War

Story

Buck Fever
by William R. Hinderer

A young soldier suffers "buck fever" during combat in Vietnam.