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Historical Items

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Item 71036

Letter from Nathan Wight, Sebago to John L Hodsdon, 1862

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society Date: 1862-09-12 Location: Sebago; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 22804

Ricker College paper weight, Houlton, ca. 1975

Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum) Date: circa 1975 Location: Houlton Media: Metam and marble

Item 70082

Letter on regimental forms, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1861 Location: Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 84468

Wight property, E. Side Winding Way, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louisa Wight Use: Summer Dwelling

Item 84490

Wight property, S. Side Winding Way, Peaks Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Louisa Wight Use: Summer Dwelling

Exhibits

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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.

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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.