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Historical Items

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Item 101170

1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Date: 1865-09-17 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 80823

Co. H, 1st Maine Heavy Artillery Memorial, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1870 Media: Lithograph

Item 34465

Civil War Army Blanket, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Bangor Media: Wool

Online Exhibits

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John P. Sheahan, 1st Maine Cavalry, 31st Maine Infantry

John P. Sheahan of Dennysville served in the 1st Maine Cavalry from August 1862 until March 1864 when he was commissioned as a lieutenant in Co. E of the 31st Maine Infantry. His letters reveal much about the life of a soldier, including political views and thoughts about the war.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.


For the Union: Civil War Deaths

More than 9,000 Maine soldiers and sailors died during the Civil War while serving with Union forces. This exhibit tells the stories of a few of those men.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865

… State Museum Description The 1st Maine Heavy Artillery, a Civil War regiment organized as the 18th Maine Infantry, returned to Bangor in…

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

Smith of Columbia Falls (1st Maine Heavy Artillery), described as a "farmer and lumberman, sturdy, robust, and practical, a most useful officer." In…

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Lincoln, Maine - Frederick A. Edwards

… was the Principal Musician with the 1st Maine Heavy Artillery in the Civil War. Edwards never had to endure the southern prisons, but he was in…