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  • Subject starts with "Maine -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865"

COLL 177: Willard Ames Papers

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Collection of photocopied letters and documents relating to Willard Ames of Greenwood, Maine. Includes Civil War letters from his son, Willard O. Ames, who later died during the war.

Collection: Finding Aids

Maine roads to Gettysburg : how Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 men from the Pine Tree State helped win the Civil War's bloodiest battle / Tom Huntington

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CONTENTS: Introduction: Joshua Chamberlain returns to Gettysburg -- Maine goes to war -- Maine spills blood -- McClellan makes his move -- Howard loses his arm -- Ames gets a regiment -- The 7th Maine makes a charge -- The 19th Maine smells powder --…

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

A Maine town in the Civil War / Vernal Hutchinson

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"A chronicle of the vanished town of Old Deer Isle, Maine, during the crucial years 1861-65, as found in town, state and national records, and as retained in the memories of the last survivors of that generation."--t.p.

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

The Boys of '61

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The Boys of ’61.Bethel, May 4, 1901 This day, forty years ago, our lovely village was excited as never before in its history. In the early morn, carriages were seen coming in from every direction, in some cases, wives to bring their husbands, in…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 3]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. By Col. C. S. Edwards. Bethel, May 3, 1900. Thirty-seven years ago this day, was fought the great battle of Chancellorsville, commanded by Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, who at that time was commander of the Potomac Army. We…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 2]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. Official Report of One of the Most Bloody Conflicts of the Civil War. [Continued from last week.] Soon the shouts of the enemy immediately in our front, warned us that they were advancing, and every man stood ready to…

Echoes from the Sixties [Part 1]

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ECHOES FROM THE SIXTIES. Official Report of One of the Most Bloody Conflicts of the Civil War. The following is the official report of the Fifth Maine at Fredericksburg, as given by Col. Edwards to General John L. Hodsdon.It has not been revised…

Death of Gen. Clark S. Edwards

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DEATH OF GEN. CLARK S. EDWARDS An Honored Citizen—A Distinguished Soldier—A Noble Hero and Patriot has gone to his rest. Passed quietly away at his home last Sunday Evening, at 8.45 o’clock, after an illness of but a few days. A hero and patriot…

Col. Edwards’ Letter

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COL. EDWARDS’ LETTER. Bethel, Jan. 25th, 1896 My dear friend Stevens:— Your kind letter came to hand in due time; many thanks for the same. You say I may have forgotten you; my answer is, No, I well remember you and other sergeants of that old Co.…

General Oliver Otis Howard Speaks at Bethel

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General Oliver Otis Howard Speaks at Bethel by Stanley R. Howe Oliver Otis Howard (1830-1909), ca. 1865 Courtesy of the Maine Historic Preservation Commission Civil War General Oliver Otis Howard spoke at Bethel on the afternoon of 15 July…

Clark S. Edwards, Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment, compiled letters 1861-1903

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Finding aid for Clark S. Edwards Papers (2002-310) in the Pearce Civil War Collection at Navarro College, Corsicana, Texas. Includes biographical sketch, summary of each letter, and complete transcriptions of all 119 letters.

Collection: Books and Pamphlets

The Sixteenth Maine Regiment

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v.1.The Sixteenth Maine Regiment in the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865 [p. 1-223] / by Major A.R. Small ; with an introduction written by Gen. James A. Hall ; [Pete & Cyndi Dalton, editors] -- v.2.The Blanket Brigade : the soldier's story of the…

Collection: Books and Pamphlets