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Keywords: Military Service

Historical Items

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Item 79276

Exemption from military service, Westbrook, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Westbrook Media: Ink on paper

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Item 18301

Military personnel, Bangor Fair, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944-08-01 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 18229

Dow Field military personnel, Bangor, 1944

Contributed by: Bangor Public Library Date: 1944 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Fallen Heroes: Those Who Gave Their Lives: World War II

At least twenty-three Jewish men from Maine died in the military during World War II. Photographs and other memorabilia are available for fewer than half of them. Read more about them.

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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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Site Page

Music in Maine - Military Marching Bands

"Fifes are a small woodwind instrument commonly used in military bands because the high pitch sound carries over long distances, even during battles."

Site Page

Portland Press Herald Glass Negative Collection - Allies & Allegiance: Military comradery at the Centennial, 1920

"In many ways, WWI introduced the United States as a world power, and military demonstrations solidified its new role."

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Tate House Museum

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

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life

Story

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines and my life today
by Nicholas Krier

My service in Afghanistan with the Marines

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My Vietnam service detailed in Life Magazine
by Henry B. Severance III

My company's service was documented by war photographer Catherine Leroy in Life Magazine.

Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan

World War I Sacrifice and Protest

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

Lesson Plan

World War I and Our Community

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.

Lesson Plan

World War I and the U.S. Home Front

Grade Level: 9-12 Content Area: Social Studies
Learn about World War I using primary sources from Maine Memory Network and the Library of Congress.