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Historical Items

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Item 100744

List of Civil War soldiers, Pittsfield, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute Date: 1864-04-15 Location: Pittsfield Media: Ink on paper

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Item 94910

Civil War remembrance poem, Presque Isle, 1905

Contributed by: Presque Isle Historical Society Date: 1861 - 1864 Location: Presque Isle Media: Ink on paper

Item 70734

Civil War infantry soldier, Vassalboro, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: circa 1864 Location: Vassalboro Media: Carte de visite

Tax Records

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Item 64628

Assessor's Record, 9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran Use: Stable

Item 64627

9-11 Munjoy Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Debbie J. Sanborn et al, Widow of Civil War Veteran Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 32128

292 Allen Avenue, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John W Lambert Style: Italianate Use: Dwelling - Single family

Exhibits

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Meshach P. Larry: Civil War Letters

Meshach P. Larry, a Windham blacksmith, joined Maine's 17th Regiment Company H on August 18, 1862. Larry and his sister, Phebe, wrote to each other frequently during the Civil War, and his letters paint a vivid picture of the life of a soldier.

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Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

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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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Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

I think all the people that fought in the Civil War were really brave. One of the men that was part of the Civil War from Lincoln was William…

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Maine and the Civil War - Communities and the War

… from their historical collections relating to the Civil War era and residents of their area who participated in the war; held "One Book, One…

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Maine and the Civil War - Legendary Participation

… Historical Society Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and…

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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I have thought about Vietnam almost every day for 48 years
by Ted Heselton

Working as a heavy equipment operator in Vietnam

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The centuries-long history of Passamaquoddy Veterans
by Donald Soctomah, Passamaquoddy Historic Preservation Office

Passamaquoddy Veterans Protecting the Homeland