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Historical Items

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Item 13249

Sarah Sampson letter to governor, August 17, 1863

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1863 Location: Gettysburg Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18561

News office storefront, Portland, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: circa 1918 Location: Portland Media: Glass negative

Item 102423

William Johnston informs Mildred Burrage about hospital, France, 1914

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1914-11-25 Location: Giverny; Kennebunkport Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Fallen Heroes: Last of the Jewish WWII Veterans

Listen to recordings from the last of the World War II Jewish veterans.

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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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Fallen Heroes: Jewish Soldiers and Sailors, The Great War

Thirty-four young Jewish men from Maine died in the service of their country in the two World Wars. This project, including a Maine Memory Network exhibit, is meant to say a little something about some of them. More than just names on a public memorial marker or grave stone, these men were getting started in adult life. They had newly acquired high school and college diplomas, they had friends, families and communities who loved and valued them, and felt the losses of their deaths.

Site Pages

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - P.H. Tilson Death Notice

It contains statistics of the battle, casualties, where it occurred, and why it occurred. "First Battle of Bull Run -." Wikipedia, the free…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Greenleaf Cilley

It discusses the history of the Cilley family, including how Greenleaf Cilley was one of the first casualties of the Civil War.

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Civil War

… news that too often came in the form of long casualty lists in the newspaper. The situation could be just as bad for disabled soldiers who made it…

My Maine Stories

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Serving in Vietnam with Richard Hershel Green
by Peter P. Joyce Jr.

Don't get close to the new guy

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima