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Historical Items

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Item 98428

Recruitment Ad, Belfast, 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: 1861-10-10 Location: Belfast Media: Ink on paper

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Item 98681

8th Maine Regiment recruitment poster, Belfast, ca. 1861

Contributed by: Belfast Historical Society Date: circa 1861 Location: Belfast Media: Ink on paper

Item 13922

George W. Dyer letter on soldier recruitment, 1862

Contributed by: Maine State Archives Date: 1862 Location: Columbia Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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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.

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Field & Homefront: Bethel during the Civil War

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.

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Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

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.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 3 of 3

Ad by Pepperell Mills to recruit women workers, Biddeford, 1943McArthur Public Library In Biddeford, like the rest of urban Maine, the relief of…

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Surry by the Bay - Resources

Resources BOOKS Bonsey, Osmond C. Surry, Maine: An informal History, Surry Historical Society, 2003. Jellison, Connee.

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Surry by the Bay - Early Settlement

Early Settlement Copy of Surry and Ellsworth map, ca. 1880Maine Historical Society Border Dispute Originally, Surry extended to the Union…

My Maine Stories

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USCG Boot Camp Experience, Vietnam War era
by Peter S. Morgan, Jr.

"Letters to the Wall" Memorial Day

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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

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Tammy Ackerman: Falling in love with Biddeford
by Biddeford Cultural and Heritage Center

Someone "from away" who fell in love with Biddeford and contributed to its transformation