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Confederate canteen, ca. 1863

Confederate canteen, ca. 1863

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Maine Historical Society

Relics Saved

For many men and women, the Civil War was a transformative experience, one to be remembered – for good or ill.

Most likely, they had never been in or seen a battle.

The war might have been their first time outside of Maine, first travel by ship or rail, or first encounter with slavery or African-Americans.


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