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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

… for 15,000 volunteers to serve the cause of the Union. Henry was an avid student, devoted to his studies, but he loved his country more and signed…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 13 of 17

… as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco From the Union and Journal (Biddeford, Me.), May 10, 1861, p.2.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

… activities in Bangor in which a large crowd of Union supporters marched through downtown, "urging" businesses run by Democrats or "secesh" to fly…

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Bangor Historical Society

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Second Generation & Permanent Structures at Asticou

… Samuel Tyler Savage (1841-1865), a soldier of Union Army during the Civil War who returned from the battlefield and died in the Old House in 1865.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Governor's Potato Plot, Presque Isle, 1959

… the then just recently expanded 50 states in the Union. Note the drawing of the SNARK missile which was then being installed at the Presque Isle…

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

… An article posted on January 6th, 1866 by the Union and Journal said, “It is true that there is a skeleton in every house, it may also be true that…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 6 of 17

The Union blockades cut off the export of cotton which caused extreme rises in bids from English buyers.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - George Francis Train, Bangor, 1866

… Francis Train, a businessman who organized of the Union Pacific Railroad, spoke at the Democratic Convention in Bangor in August 1866.

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

… Index to Places of Interest of Deceased Union Soldiers in the Various and Territories, as Specified in Rolls of Honor Nos.

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Historic Hallowell - Carvers and Quarrymen

The quarrymen and engineers later joined the Quarrymen's Union. The Bodwell Granite Works was the subject of a lot of labor actions, including a 5…

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Maine's Road to Statehood - The Missouri Compromise: A Moral Dilemma

… newly drafted constitution, Maine would enter the Union as a free state. To proponents of slavery in the South, however, this would cause an…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tilson's Hat

Tilson's Hat Civil War Union Cap worn by Perez TilsonItem Contributed byThomaston Historical Society ➢ This is a recreation Henry Tilson’s…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VI. The deluge of industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) - Page 1 of 2

… industrial expansion & immigration (1865-1900) Union & Journal (Biddeford, Me.), 24 June 1864 X After the war ended both the business and…

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Early Maine Photography - Famous People - Page 1 of 3

Between his inauguration on March 4, 1861 and his death on April 15, 1865, Lincoln focused on preserving the union and abolishing slavery by waging…

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Historic Hallowell - Basic Fire Fighting Technology

Basic Fire Fighting Technology Fire bucket, Union Fire club, Hallowell, 1801Hubbard Free Library The oldest fire dousing technology were…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Ammunition Case

The Union army lost 460 soldiers, all of which probably carried ammunition cases. Ammunition CaseItem Contributed byThomaston Historical Society…

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Ellsworth Public Library

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Peru Historical Society

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John Martin: Expert Observer - John Martin Sr. home, Ellsworth, 1823

… Squaw Point, Cards Mill, Austin's Cove, the Union River, and his father's tailor shop. View additional information about this item on the Maine…

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Early Maine Photography - War

… Maine fought in the Civil War to preserve the Union and end slavery. Their numbers are represented by three earnest young faces.

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Surry by the Bay - Surry Opera Company

… in its original Russian one day in the Soviet Union to help “sow the seeds of harmony” between rival countries.

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Historic Hallowell - Blizzards in Hallowell

Blizzards in Hallowell Blizzard, Union Street looking west, Hallowell, 1952Hubbard Free Library The blizzard of 1952 took place throughout the…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Grand Army of the Republic

… made up of Civil War veterans from the Union Army. This group had meetings for the members and picnics that included their families.