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Historical Items

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Item 67506

Battle of Port Hudson, Louisiana, 1863

Contributed by: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division through Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Port Hudson Media: Digital image of chromolithograph

Item 66913

Charles Bridges resignation, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863-07-25 Location: Port Hudson; Castine Media: Ink on paper

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Item 66928

Charles Bridges mule team request, Port Hudson, LA, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Castine; Port Hudson Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Ice: A Maine Commodity

Maine's frozen rivers and lakes provided an economic opportunity. The state shipped thousands of tons of ice to ports along the East Coast and to the West Indies that workers had cut and packed in sawdust for shipment or later use.

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Dressing Up, Standing Out, Fitting In

Adorning oneself to look one's "best" has varied over time, gender, economic class, and by event. Adornments suggest one's sense of identity and one's intent to stand out or fit in.

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Scarborough: They Answered the Call

Scarborough met every quota set by the state for supplying Civil War soldiers for Union regiments. Some of those who responded became prominent citizens of the town.

Site Pages

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Bath's Historic Downtown - The Sagadahoc County Courthouse

He said that he would be going to Port Hudson in the morning. At the very end of his letter he told his wife not to worry about him and to take good…

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War

… occurred on April 14, 1863 and the Siege of Port Hudson as well. The 22nd Maine Regiment consisted of ten companies and one-hundred people were in…

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Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum and Arctic Studies Center

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