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Historical Items

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Item 14674

Military medical kit, Bucksport, ca. 1918

Contributed by: Bucksport Historical Society Date: circa 1918 Location: Bucksport Media: Wood, glass, cloth

Item 84432

Charles Oleson surgical kit, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1863 Location: Chattanooga Media: Wood, metal

Item 6963

Surgical kit, ca. 1770

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1779 Media: Leather, metal, tortoise shell

Exhibits

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Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

Gifts From Gluskabe: Maine Indian Artforms

According to legend, the Great Spirit created Gluskabe, who shaped the world of the Native People of Maine, and taught them how to use and respect the land and the resources around them. This exhibit celebrates the gifts of Gluskabe with Maine Indian art works from the early nineteenth to mid twentieth centuries.

Exhibit

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.