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CULTURAL HERITAGE

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50 An Ode in Time of Hesitation An Ode in Time of Hesitation is a poem by William Vaughn Moody after seeing the Shaw monument at Boston. It is considered to give expressions on the problem “how to reconcile our imperialistic aims in the Philippines with ideal for which this country was founded”. Monday 12th of August 2019 08:59:48 PM Friday 05th of February 2021 03:11:31 PM
52 Battle of New Bern The Battle of New Bern was fought near New Bern, North Carolina on March 14, 1862. The Belligerents are the US Army's Coast Division, Union soldiers led by Ambrose Burnside and the Confederate soldiers led by Lawrence O'B. Branch. The Union won the battle and took control of the area for the rest of the war. Monday 12th of August 2019 10:38:13 PM Monday 12th of August 2019 11:06:21 PM
53 Battle of Liberty Place The Battle of Liberty Place is a contest happened on September 14,1874 between the Democratic White League and the Reconstruction Era Louisiana state government. It was resulted from the controversial 1872 gubernatorial election that both Democrat and Republican sides claimed victory. The insurrection lasted for three days until Federal troops came to calm down the event. Monday 12th of August 2019 10:57:38 PM Monday 12th of August 2019 11:04:22 PM
56 Battle of New Bern The Battle of New Bern was fought near New Bern, North Carolina on March 14, 1862 where Frazar Stearns lost his life. The Belligerents are the US Army's Coast Division, Union soldiers led by Ambrose Burnside and the Confederate soldiers led by Lawrence O'B. Branch. The Union won the battle and take control of the area for the rest of the war. Thursday 15th of August 2019 01:32:46 PM Thursday 15th of August 2019 07:21:55 PM
57 He gave away his life He Gave away his Life is commonly considered as a poem which Emily Dickinson written for Frazar Stearns, a young man who lost his life in the Battle of New Bern. She expressed her emotion to regrettable death of the family’ s close friend and beloved man and questioned the meaning of the well-designed funeral at the same time. For the poem, please visit https://www.poemhunter.com/poem/he-gave-away-his-life/. Thursday 15th of August 2019 01:58:48 PM Friday 05th of February 2021 03:19:53 PM
58 JOHN W. JONES: The Southwest's Unsung Civil War Hero This is an article by Don M. Mahan published in the Journal of Arizona History in the autumn of 2019. It reviews the life experience from cradle to grave and elaborates his contributions to Arizona and southwestern history as a successful businessman and citizen full of social responsibility. Thursday 15th of August 2019 07:15:00 PM Friday 05th of February 2021 03:19:14 PM
59 The Andersonville Trial The Andersonville Trial is a Broadway play written by Saul Levitt and was presented in 1959 which focuses on the actual trial of Henry Wirz happened in 1865. The play was adapted to television drama in 1970 and won the 1971 Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award. Thursday 15th of August 2019 07:17:39 PM Friday 05th of February 2021 03:17:25 PM
2020 Arlington Hall/Arlington Grange The Arlington Hall officially opened in 1885 in Whitefield, Maine and functioned as a Grand Army Hall, and High School. It was funded by the Erskine Post #24 of the Grand Army of the Republic (GRA) and was imagined as a space that would promote education and interaction within the local community. The Erskine Post #24 was formed in 1869, originally consisting of 40 Union veterans from Whitefield. Today the Hall functions as a library and community centre for Whitefield and the surrounding towns. Monday 08th of March 2021 12:59:31 PM Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:56:53 PM
2021 Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial The Eighth Maine Regiment Memorial was built in 1891 in Peaks Island, in Casco Bay, which is part of the city of Portland, Maine. It initially served as a summer vacation lodge for the Civil War veterans of the Eighth Maine Regiment with the capacity to accommodate annual reunion events. Today, it is managed by descendants of the veterans of the Eighth Maine Regiment and still serves as a lodge as well as a memorial structure, containing a museum and library that honours the Civil War. Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:46:04 PM Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:46:04 PM
2022 Fifth Maine Regiment Community Center The Fifth Maine Regiment Memorial Hall, located in Peaks Island, Maine, was built in 1888 by veterans of the Fifth Maine Volunteer Regiment. It is a two-story building, constructed in the Queen Anne style and it is a combination of a communal centre with a commemorative space. The building served as a memorial and reunion space for Civil War veterans and their descendants, with the last reunion held there being in 1940. In 1956, the building was given to the community of the island by the veterans’ descendants and has been used as a museum since then. Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:51:58 PM Tuesday 09th of March 2021 09:13:00 PM
2023 Tillson, Gen. Davis, House Built in 1853 in Rockland, Maine this building served as the house of General David Tillson (1830-1895), a prominent Civil War figure and local businessman. Tillson served in the Civil War as captain of the 2nd Battery, 1st Maine Mounter Artillery; Lieutenant Colonel, then Brigadier General, of the US Volunteers; and Commander of the 4th Division of the XXIII Corps. Tillson fought in the Battles of Cedar Mountain and Second Bull Run and oversaw the defensive fortifications in the siege of Knoxville. General Tillson’s house entered the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:59:24 PM Tuesday 09th of March 2021 08:59:24 PM
2024 Thatcher, Henry Knox, House Built c.1826 in Mercer, Maine this building served as the house of Rear Admiral Herny Knox Thatcher (1806-1880), a prominent Civil War naval officer. At the start of the war, Thatcher served as Executive Officer of the Boston Navy Yard and oversaw the expansion of the navy. Between 1863 and 1865, he was initially stationed with the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, until he was promoted to commander of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, successfully capturing Mobile, Alabama. In honor of Rear Admiral Thatcher, the U.S. navy named two destroyers after him, USS Thatcher (DD-162) of 1919-1940, and USS Thatcher (DD-514) of 1943-1948. Tuesday 09th of March 2021 09:03:51 PM Tuesday 09th of March 2021 09:03:51 PM
2041 Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum The Joshua L. Chamberlain Museum is a house museum, situated in Brunswick, Maine dedicated to Civil War veteran and subsequent governor of Maine, Joshua L. Chamberlain. The house was built in 1824 and was rented to private individuals until 1859, when it was bought by Chamberlain for $2,100. The house remained in the family of Chamberlain until 1939, when it was sold by his granddaughter to Emery Booker, a local banker and businessman. Throughout the years the house underwent many renovations, and under the ownership of Booker, it was divided into seven apartments for Bowdoin College students, the same college Chamberlain worked for as a professor. In 1983, after Booker’s death, the Pejepscot History Center (then Pejepscot Historical Society) bought the house for $75,000, and through donations and volunteer work, the house was renovated once more to look like it did during Chamberlain’s time. Though the museum opened in 1984, restoration work and item donations persisted through the 1990s. Notable items displayed in the museum include, Chamberlain’s Gettysburg boots, the Governor’s desk and chair, as well as the Medal of Honour which was awarded to Chamberlain for leading the defence in Little Round Top on the 2nd of July 1863. Sunday 02nd of May 2021 09:09:16 PM Sunday 02nd of May 2021 09:09:16 PM