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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

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.

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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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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

Site Pages

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Surry by the Bay - Broadway by the Bay

… just returned from three years of service in the military. Playhouse Program, Surry, 1929Item Contributed bySurry Historical Society The new…

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Surry by the Bay - Early Twentieth Century

Besides those in the military service, many were working in the shipyards in South Portland, Bath and Connecticut.

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Tate House Museum

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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

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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.