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Lincoln, Maine - Civil War

I think all the people that fought in the Civil War were really brave. One of the men that was part of the Civil War from Lincoln was William…

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Maine and the Civil War - Communities and the War

… from their historical collections relating to the Civil War era and residents of their area who participated in the war; held "One Book, One…

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Maine and the Civil War - Legendary Participation

… Historical Society Maine's participation in the Civil War is legendary: heroes and heroines, a huge per capita participation rate, nurses, and…

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Maine and the Civil War - Offer for war battle images, Houlton, ca. 1862

… A poster advertises the Pierce Brothers' Civil War stereoscopticon images depicting scenes from the war.

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Maine and the Civil War - Regiments: Images, Documents

… Images, Documents A few of Maine's more than 50 Civil War regiments and batteries are represented here.

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Maine and the Civil War - Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

… Library Description Written during the Civil War by students at Bluehill Academy in Blue Hill, this student journal has a hand-drawn…

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Maine and the Civil War - Togus Veterans' Hospital view, 1885

… established to serve disabled veterans after the Civil War. Today, one of the buildings is on the National Historic Register.

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Maine and the Civil War - Poster seeking cavalry horses, Aroostook County, 1861

… Historical and Art Museum Description A Civil War poster announcing the desire of the army to purchase of horses for the Union cavalry in…

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Maine and the Civil War - The Homefront: Before, During, and After the War

… The Homefront: Before, During, and After the War

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Maine and the Civil War - Headstone, unknown Confederate soldier, Gray

… reads, "Stranger, A soldier of the late war died 1862, Erected by the ladies of Gray." View additional information about this item on the Maine…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… and Emma Ann Foster: A Year in Maine During the Civil War. Wayne E. Reilly, ed. 2002: Picton Press, Rockport, ME Luther Lawrence’s US military…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Soldiers Of The Civil War

Soldiers Of The Civil War Text By: Strong School 7th and 8th Graders, 2011-2012 Return to Student Research Many young men from Strong and Freeman…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Civil War era soldier's garb, ca. 1866

Civil War era soldier's garb, ca. 1866 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description In a "Scrap & Sketch…

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Maine and the Civil War - Individuals: Stories, Letters, Diaries

… Individuals: Stories, Letters, Diaries

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865

Boy at Bangor post Civil War parade, 1865 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin…

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Lincoln, Maine - Aroostook War

… Aroostook War (also known as the “Pork and Beans War” and the “Lumberjack War”), I would be nervous if I was a wife to one of the men that went to…

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Lincoln, Maine - World War I

… Maine affect World War I and how did World War I affect Lincoln, Maine? Lincoln affected the war because we sent out 168 troops to fight in the…

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Maine and the Civil War - Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861

… Letter from Daniel Lord to his wife, July 21, 1861 Contributed by Maine Historical Society Description Daniel Lord wrote to his second…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

The Civil War & Biddeford X Confederate money, 1862Biddeford Historical Society "It is with feelings of patriotic pride that I refer to…

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

… whose grandson, Joshua, became a hero in the Civil War. The elder Chamberlain was a shipbuilder from Orrington and lost two ships in the Battle of…

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Early Maine Photography - War

… with those of several young men who served in the Civil War. Simon Dearborn of Monmouth joined the staff of his illustrious uncle, General Henry…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 2 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco J.G. Deering & Son Lumber Co., Biddeford, ca.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 12 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco Fifth Maine Regiment Veteran Reunion, Peaks Island, 1912Fifth Maine…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 4 of 17

The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco X Granite quarries became more popular in Biddeford during the Civil War.