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Item 9805

B.H. Putnam sword, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1861

Location: Houlton

Media: Metal

Item 12965

Brown Bess British Musket

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: circa 1800

Location: Houlton; Dublin

Media: steel and wood

Item 12966

Springfield flintlock rifle, 1831

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum

Date: 1831

Location: Houlton; Springfield

Media: steel and wood

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Oriental Powder Mills gunpowder keg, Gorham and Windham, ca. 1860

Gunpowder for the Civil War

The gunpowder mills at Gambo Falls in Windham and Gorham produced about a quarter of the gunpowder used by Union forces during the Civil War. The complex contained as many as 50 buildings.