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Item 16111

Civil War Recruiting Poster, Houlton, 1862

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1862-09-08 Location: Houlton Media: Paper

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Item 18242

Draft for town of Baldwin's Civil War bounty certificates, 1863

Contributed by: Baldwin Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Baldwin Media: Ink on paper

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Item 100271

John L. Hoyt, Scarborough, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: circa 1864 Location: Scarborough Media: Carte de visite

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.


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.


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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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Historical Overview

In total, Islesboro paid out for bounty $23,097 and furnished seventy-five men. Seaside Hotel Commemorative Plate, ca.