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Historical Items

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Item 84253

Civil War cigar relic, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Media: Tobacco, paper

Item 79989

Thomas W. Hyde letter about cigar, Richmond, Va., 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Richmond; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.