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Kelsey, K. (2004). Israel Washburn Jr. Maine’s Little-known Giant of the Civil War. Rockport, ME: Picton Press.
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Sturtevant, R. (2010). A History of Livermore. Bloomington, IN: Trafford Publishing.
Dunnack, H. (1920). The Maine Book. Augusta, ME: Coe, H. (1928). Maine: resources, attractions, and its people. New York, NY: The Lewis Historical Publishing Company, Inc.
Washburn Norlands Library Archives and Manuscripts Collection:
Museums\Norlands\Archival\Transcriptions\Israel Washburn Jr\Israel Washburn Jr - Introduction.doc
Samuel Benjamin Washburn - introduction.doc
Caroline Ann Washburn Holmes\1863 - September 2.doc
Letter to Mrs. Kate W. Kellogg (Samuel’s daughter) from D. W. Knox from the Office of Naval Records and Library: Navy Department. June 24, 1932 Washington, D.C..
Letter to Mrs. Kate W. Kellogg from E. W. Morgan Director of Pensions at the Veterans Administration. August 11, 1932 Washington, D.C..