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Item 25687

Restricted Transfer Drawing, Harbor Defenses of Portland, Battery 201

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1946-04-01 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

Item 25686

Restricted Transfer Drawing, Harbor Defenses of Portland, Battery 201

Contributed by: Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands Date: 1946-04-01 Location: Cape Elizabeth Media: Ink on paper

Item 20073

Battery voltage tester. Stockholm. c. 1900

Contributed by: Stockholm Historical Society Date: circa 1900 Location: Stockholm Media: Metal

Online 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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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.

Site Pages

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Maine's Swedish Colony, July 23, 1870 - A Photo Essay of Hand Tools Found in the Swedish Colony

Stockholm. c. 1900 Item 20073 infoStockholm Historical Society Battery voltage tester used for testing batteries.

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Lincoln, Maine - Paul Fleming and gun crew, WW II, 1945

He was a member of Battery C 512th Anti-aircraft Artillery Gun Batallion which fought at the Battle of the Bulge.

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Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

… of Maine's more than 50 Civil War regiments and batteries are represented here. The choice of regiments is determined largely by available…

My Maine Stories

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Vietnam Memoirs
by David Chessey

MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCES AND MY OBSERVATION OF NATIONWIDE OPINIONS CONCERNING THE “VIET NAM" WAR