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Item 5384

Ladies' Sanitary Fair fundraiser, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864-12-20 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

Item 79496

Account of items sent to soldiers, Portland, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Portland; Washington; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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