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“You Were Making History”: Faces of Maine men who fought at Gettysburg

In this adaptation from his new book, Maine Roads to Gettysburg (Stackpole Books, 2018), the author provides an overview of the Pine State’s contribution...

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Gettysburg Album: Portraits of Union and Confederate soldiers in the Gettysburg Campaign

A total of 13 images, 5 Confederate and 8 Union, of soldiers who participated parts of the three-day battle and/or related engagements following the rebel...

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Old Pap: The neglected legacy of one of the Union’s most loyal brigadiers

Alpheus Starkey Williams commanded troops at many of the Civil War’s biggest battles and campaigns, including Gettysburg, Atlanta and the March to the...

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Silver for The Superb: Hometown tribute to a national hero

The wounding of Winfield Scott Hancock during Pickett’s Charge is one of the most notable moments of the Battle of Gettysburg. His actions in helping...

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Finding Aid: Summer 2018

The complete issue Vol. XXXVI, No. 3 (80 pages) Download PDF ($8.75) Purchase print issue ($12.75) Subscribe to MI ($24.95) Explore the MI Archives:...

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Our Digital Preservation Effort

The toughest part of my job may surprise you—fielding specific search requests. Want to know how many times the 54th Massachusetts Infantry is mentioned...

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How to Make the Most of Your Military Images Search on JSTOR

JSTOR offers a powerful search tool to explore Military Images, and has a unique interface to guide you to the best possible results. There are two main...

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Maelstrom in The Wilderness

Without question, Union losses during the Battle of the Wilderness in the spring of 1864 were on a massive scale. The volunteers of Vermont suffered heavy...

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Philanthropic Photos

The Civil War was a time of many firsts, and one of them is the explosion in sales of photographs for charitable purposes. From massive fairs in major...

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Civil War Generals: The Poster

Oldfield Company presents a new poster featuring six Union and six Confederate generals with quotes that reveal their moving perspectives of the Civil...

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