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Historical Items

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Item 6041

Encampment of the 1st Brigade, Augusta, 1885

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1885-08-05 Location: Augusta Media: Lithograph

Item 18044

1st Maine Cavalry Encampment menu, 1917

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1917-08-18 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 14678

Jesse B. Allen, Portland, ca. 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1865 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 74289

Assessor's Record, 64-66 Salem Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 1st National Bank Use: Land only

Item 99144

20-22 Poland Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Deering Hall Co. / Red Mens' Hall Use: School & Red Mens' Hall

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 116613

Mrs. Welch house alterations, Portland, 1938

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1938 Location: Portland Client: F. B. W. Welch Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

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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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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

Site Pages

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

1st Maine Heavy Artillery, Bangor, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description The 1st Maine Heavy…

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

He was enlisted in company L, the 1st of Maine’s Cavalry. Edward died from his wounds at the Battle of Petersburg.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 12 of 17

… Infantry, 12th Maine Infantry, 13th Maine Infantry, 1st Maine Calvary, 1st Battery of Mounted Artillery, and 5th Battery of Mounted Artillery.

My Maine Stories

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Story

November 1st on Horseshoe Pond
by Susan Mancine

A poem about the loss of three elderly relatives

Story

A Maine Family's story of being Prisoners of War in Manila
by Nicki Griffin

As a child, born after the war, I would hear these stories - glad they were finally written down

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Sister Therese Bouthot:Life of service as a Good Shepherd sister
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center

From humble beginnings to playing a leadership role in the service of others