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Historical Items

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Item 34159

George E. Brown, Fifth Maine Regiment, ca. 1870

Contributed by: Fifth Maine Regiment Museum Date: circa 1870 Location: Portland Media: Photographic print

Item 34467

Company A, Second Regiment, Maine Volunteers, 1861

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

Item 23375

17th Maine Regiment Band, Virginia, ca. 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1864 Media: Photographic print

Tax Records

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Item 88216

14th Maine Regiment property, Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 14th Maine Regiment Use: Club House

Item 87100

7th Maine Regiment property, West End, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: 7th Maine Regiment Use: Club House

Item 89082

First Tenth Twenty-ninth Regiment Association property, Island Avenue, Long Island, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: First Tenth Twenty-ninth Regiment Association Use: Club House

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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Civil War Soldiers Impact Pittsfield

Although not everyone in town supported the war effort, more than 200 Pittsfield men served in Civil War regiments. Several reminders of their service remain in the town.

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Capt. Grenville F. Sparrow, 17th Maine

Grenville F. Sparrow of Portland was 25 when he answered Lincoln's call for more troops to fight the Confederates. He enlisted in Co. A of Maine's 17th Volunteer Infantry regiment. He fought in 30 battles between 1862 and the war's end in 1865.

Site Pages

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Fifth Maine Regiment Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

The choice of regiments is determined largely by available collections of images and documents. The page will be updated as material is digitized and…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Resources

… Oxford University Press, 1995 Civil War Regiments from Maine, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlin, Federal Publishing Company, 1908, reprint 2003…

My Maine Stories

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Rev James Wells Appointment as Chaplain for Maine in Civil War
by David Woodward

Certificate for Rev. Wells commissioned by Gov. Israel Washburn Jr. to serve in Maine 11th Regiment

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My father, Earle Ahlquist, served during World War II
by Earlene Chadbourne

Earle Ahlquist used his Maine common sense during his Marine service and to survive Iwo Jima