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Historical Items

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Item 9173

Telegram from J.L. Chamberlain to Brunswick Selectmen, 1880

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: 1880-01-17 Location: Augusta; Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Item 13969

Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1865 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Item 9177

J.L. Chamberlain as a student at Bowdoin College

Contributed by: Pejepscot Historical Society Date: circa 1850 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Exhibits

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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Rebecca Usher: 'To Succor the Suffering Soldiers'

Rebecca Usher of Hollis was 41 and single when she joined the Union nursing service at the U.S. General Hospital at Chester, Pennsylvania. Her time there and later at City Point, Virginia, were defining experiences of her life.

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

Site Pages

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

Those officers included Major Chamberlain, whose grandson, Joshua, became a hero in the Civil War. The elder Chamberlain was a shipbuilder from…

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Roads: From Footpaths to Super Highway

… went along what we call the Pleasant Hill Road to Chamberlain Road, along Chamberlain to the Black Point Road, thence across the causeway over the…

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Life on a Tidal River - Early Railroads in Bangor - Page 1 of 2

Chamberlain, Speaker of the House Hannibal Hamlin, Cabinet Secretaries, the Mayor of Bangor, and other noteworthy figures.