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Historical Items

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Item 100482

Freeland Salmon Holmes, Foxcroft, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1861 Location: Oneonta; Foxcroft Media: Carte de visite

Item 79277

6th Maine special requisition form, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Potomac Creek Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100579

Civil War belt buckle, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Washburn Norlands Living History Center Date: circa 1862 Media: Brass

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.

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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

Site Pages

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 1 of 4

The Second Maine Regiment, consisting of men from Bangor and the nearby region left Bangor on May 14th, just one month after Lincoln's call for…

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Life on a Tidal River - Three Civil War Letters - Page 2 of 4

7th Maine Regiment encampment, Baltimore, 1861 The conical tents shown in this print of the 7th Maine Regiment are the Sibley tents that Fred hoped…