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Item 11174

Louise Nevelson, Portland, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1981-11-17

Location: Portland

Media: Photographic print

Item 200

Monument Square, Orono

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1913

Location: Orono

Media: Photographic print

Item 10980

Dump art, Rockport, 1980

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1980-10-09

Location: Camden; Rockport

Media: Photographic print

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Erecting monument in Monument Square, Portland, 1891

Monuments to Civil War Soldiers

Maine supplied a huge number of soldiers to the Union Army during the Civil War -- some 70,000 -- and responded after the war by building monuments to soldiers who had served and soldiers who had died in the epic American struggle.