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Item 100768

Melville Milliken and children, Scarborough, 1891

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1891 Location: Scarborough Media: Photographic print

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T.J. Libby 12th Maine Regiment desk, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: New Orleans; Scarborough Media: Wood, paint, metal hinges

Item 100465

U.S. Infantry Tactic Manual, Scarborough, 1861

Contributed by: Scarborough Historical Society & Museum Date: 1861-05-01 Location: Scarborough Media: Ink on paper

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.


Rumford's Notable Citizens in the Civil War

A number of Rumford area residents played important roles during the Civil War -- and in the community afterwards. Among these are William King Kimball, who commanded the 12th Maine for much of the war.


The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

… 1861, Joseph enlisted from Salem in Company G, 12th Maine Infantry. He re-enlisted January 1, 1864, and transferred to Company A.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Wood Products of Strong

Starbird Lumber Co.Strong Historical Society Starbird Lumber Co. In 1887, 30-year-old Clinton V. Starbird purchased the Starbird mill in Freeman…