Keywords: Maine Lumbermen
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.
Visitors to the Maine woods in the early twentieth century often recorded their adventures in private diaries or journals and in photographs. Their remembrances of canoeing, camping, hunting and fishing helped equate Maine with wilderness.
Lumberman, Patten, c.1900Patten Lumbermen's Museum Industries responsible for coastal settlement Lumbering, fisheries, agriculture, shipbuilding…