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Keywords: Military Hospital

Historical Items

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Item 76037

Maine Camp Hospital Association records, Portland, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7391

67th General Hospital War Unit, Portland, 1942

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1942-08-28 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 80993

Rebecca Usher on needs for military hospital, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862 Location: Hollis; Chester Media: Ink on paper

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Architecture & Landscape

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Item 111555

Barracks in Togus, Chelsea, 1900

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1900ā€“1935 Location: Chelsea; Eastport Client: Eastern Branch N.H.D.V.S. Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Item 111882

Churchill House on State St., Portland, 1928-1934

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1928ā€“1934 Location: Portland Client: Major Gist. Blair Architect: Binford & Wadsworth

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

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.

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Northern Threads: Civil War-era clothing

An exhibit vignette within "Northern Threads, Part 1," featuring American Civil War civilian and military clothing, 1860 to 1869.

Site Pages

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Mercy Hospital - The Spanish Flu

Soldiers serving in the military in crowded encampments were also hard hit. Of the 1,032 Mainers who died during the war, over half died of the flu.

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Lincoln, Maine - Workman's Hospital

… close?   Nan Libby Interview on Workman Hospital They had to close the Workman’s Hospital because they didn’t receive Medicare insurance…

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

My Maine Stories

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How I broke the mold for women to serve in the military
by Mary D. McGuirk

My life and career as a USAF Nurse

Story

My Mom was a nurse in the 8055 MASH, Korea
by Pat MacPherson

Iā€™m so proud of my mother and the thousands of Army & Navy nurses who served in WWII & Korea

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.