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Historical Items

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Item 25225

J.M. Brown from North Anna River, Va., 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: North Anna; Portland Media: Pencil on paper

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Item 100630

Clark S. Edwards, Bethel, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Bethel Historical Society Date: circa 1890 Location: Bethel Media: Photographic print

Item 75478

Telegram on Union movement toward Vicksburg, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Vicksburg; New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.

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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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Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Maine Community Heritage Project

This project is supported by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Maine Community Heritage Project

This project is supported by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - Women's Firsts

… marked by the continued placement of women in leadership positions over the past century. Women in positions as town officials and committee…

My Maine Stories

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Service in Bosnia, Iraq and Afghanistan by MAJ Adam R. Cote
by Adam R. Cote

Military Service has had a deep impact my life