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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

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

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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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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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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 - Legendary Participation

Legendary Participation War veterans, Kittery, 1932Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Maine's participation in the Civil War is…

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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

… Documents A few of Maine's more than 50 Civil War regiments and batteries are represented here. The choice of regiments is determined largely by…

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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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Maine and the Civil War - Bluehill Academy Journal, 1863

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

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

War of 1812 Text by Karyn Field There is no doubt that by the time of the Battle of Hampden, September 3, 1814, the British were already familiar…

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

… 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

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

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Early Maine Photography - War

… Collection, the images of two aged Revolutionary War veterans are contrasted with those of several young men who served in the Civil War.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Brothers of the Civil War

… of the three brothers, Charles entered the war late and did not see battle action, although he served in South after the war had ended.

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

Orren Brackley was born on December 2, 1846, in Avon, the son of John Brackley, Jr.. He went to war when he was just 16 years old.

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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 - 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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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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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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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 1 of 2

War Conrad Heyer, Waldoboro, ca. 1852Item Contributed byMaine Historical Society Two of the treasures of the Maine Historical Society’s…

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Early Maine Photography - War - Page 2 of 2

War As the Civil War began in 1861, the ambrotype was joined by the tintype as a form of photography "popular with soldiers and camp photographers…

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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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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.