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.
Like many towns, Bethel responded to the Civil War by sending many soldiers and those at the homefront sent aid and supported families. The town grew during the war, but suffered after its end.
Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.
Ad by Pepperell Mills to recruit women workers, Biddeford, 1943McArthur Public Library In Biddeford, like the rest of urban Maine, the relief of…
Biddeford and Maine Franco-American Hall of Fame Award recipient
by Biddeford Cultural & Heritage Center
With options to be a college French professor, became a lawyer, mayor, DA & District Court Judge