Contributed by Janet Gill through Washburn Norlands Living History Center
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Maine Governor Israel Washburn Jr. declared April 10, 1862 as a day of remembrance for fallen Civil War soldiers from Maine.
Israel Washburn (1813-1883) was the oldest son of Israel and Martha Benjamin Washburn of Livermore. He served as the 29th governor of Maine from 1861-1863.
About This Item
- Title: Proclamation for a Day of Public Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer, Augusta, 1862
- Creator: Washburn Jr., Israel
- Creation Date: 1862-03-17
- Subject Date: 1862-04-10
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24.7 cm x 19.9 cm
- Collection: Private collection of Janet Gill
- Object Type: Text
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Governors--United States--Maine
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- Washburn, Israel, 1813-1883
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290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
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