Person/Organization: Lincoln, Abraham
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Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1864 Media: Carte de visite
Chair that President Lincoln sat in to pose for artist, 1860
Contributed by: Fryeburg Historical Society Date: 1860 Location: Fryeburg; Chicago Media: Wood
Abraham Lincoln Statue, Islesboro, ca. 1914
Contributed by: Islesboro Historical Society Date: circa 1914 Location: Islesboro Media: Plaster
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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War
Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.
Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'
Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.
Northern Threads: Mourning Fashions
A themed exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads Part I," featuring 18th and 19th century mourning jewelry and fashions.