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Item 34467

Company A, Second Regiment, Maine Volunteers, 1861

Contributed by: Bangor Historical Society Date: 1861 Location: Bangor Media: Photographic print

Item 34158

Daniel C. Clark, ca. 1863

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum Date: circa 1863 Media: Photographic print

Item 13300

Co. L, 2nd Regiment, Maine National Guard, 1894

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum Date: 1894-08-12 Location: Augusta Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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A Convenient Soldier: The Black Guards of Maine

The Black Guards were African American Army soldiers, members of the segregated Second Battalion of the 366th Infantry sent to guard the railways of Maine during World War II, from 1941 to 1945. The purpose of the Black Guards' deployment to Maine was to prevent terrorist attacks along the railways, and to keep Maine citizens safe during the war.


Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. Volunteers.


World War I and the Maine Experience

With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

… Tolman Gammon of Machias joined out-of-state regiments. Private Gammon served in the 39th Massachusetts before transferring to the 12th…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - The Porter Family

… in 1869 as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US 7th Cavalry Regiment. In 1872, Porter became a 1st lieutenant and fought in Indian warfare on the American…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - About Us - Page 3 of 3

… a wonderful gift for our Historical Society.” A second book contained neatly handwritten records of school board meetings.