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Historical Items

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Item 82259

Lead bullet relic, Gaines Mill, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Media: Lead

Item 100542

Civil War bullet, Bethel, ca. 1860

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society Date: circa 1860 Location: Bethel Media: metal

Item 9307

Civil War bullet case, ca. 1862

Contributed by: Cumberland Historical Society Date: circa 1862 Location: Cumberland Media: Leather, brass

Exhibits

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Student Exhibit: Medicine in Times Past

Inspired by Dr. Greenleaf Wilbur's medical box at the Skowhegan History House, this exhibit highlights some Mainers in the medical field of the past and the stories they had.

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Indians at the Centennial

Passamaquoddy Indians from Washington County traveled to Portland in 1920 to take part in the Maine Centennial Exposition. They set up an "Indian Village" at Deering Oaks Park.

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Memorializing Civil War Veterans: Portland & Westbrook

Three cemeteries -- all of which were in Westbrook during the Civil War -- contain headstones of Civil War soldiers. The inscriptions and embellishments on the stones offer insight into sentiments of the eras when the soldiers died.

Site Pages

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Luther Lawrence: A Soldier's Accoutrements

Inside the box were two tin liners which held cartridges—paper tubes filled with “Minié balls (bullets) and black powder.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Man Rats Out Brady Gang - Page 2 of 2

Web. 23 April 2010. Bullets Fly During Central Street Gun Battle. Bangor Daily News 13 October 1937: 5. Print. G-Men Kill Brady and Pal.

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Historic Hallowell - Prisons and Firearms

Police did not have bullets until 1880. Eventually, officers of the police department were given revolvers to defend themselves and their community…

My Maine Stories

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An allegory about the Vietnam war
by Bill Hinderer

An allegory about my service in the Vietnam War

Story

The Wall
by Michael Uhl

What it means to have beaten the odds

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Hooch Mum and my Vietnam service
by Jim Barrows

A poem about being a medic, saving Vietnamese people and babies. Sometimes we trusted too much.