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John R. Eaton, Wilton, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Wilton Media: Photoprint

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Emilus Small, Mount Vernon, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Location: Mount Vernon Media: Carte de visite

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Frederic C. Prince, Scarborough, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1863 Location: Scarborough; Cumberland Media: Carte de visite


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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.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.


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.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… Welch served in the Union Army in the First Maine Cavalry. He was a farmer before and after the war with a place at the top of True Hill in Strong.

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

E 24th Maine Inf. & Co. L 2nd Maine. Cavalry. He was married to Alma Weymouth, who died in 1881. He later married Mary A. Toothaker who died in 1909.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… in 1869 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US 7th Cavalry Regiment. In 1872, Porter became a 1st lieutenant and fought in Indian warfare on the American…