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Keywords: Augusta Encampment

Historical Items

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Item 71153

Maine Volunteer Militia encampment, Augusta, 1885

Contributed by: Boston Public Library Date: 1885 Location: Augusta Media: Ink on paper, Lithograph

Item 13300

Co. L, 2nd Regiment, Maine National Guard, 1894

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1894-08-12 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Item 1038

Soldiers, Augusta, 1898

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1898 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Student Exhibit: Benedict Arnold's March Through Skowhegan

Benedict Arnold arrived in Skowhegan on October 4th, 1775, and it was here that Arnold received his first offer of help from the colonists. Joseph Weston and his sons helped Benedict Arnold and his army cross over the Skowhegan Falls, but Joseph later got a severe cold from exposure and died of a fever on Oct.16th. His sons went back to the family home along the Kennebec for they were the first family to settle in Old Canaan or what is now Skowhegan.

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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.

Site Pages

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Site Page

Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… the Republic, Aroostook Rebekah and Olive Branch Encampments, Women’s Christian Temperance Union and the Grange.