Alas for the Confederate Army! Maine girls may have been pretty--but they were no more foolish than the ladies of other New England states. Maine, women ran the farms; they fed and clothed needy families of Union volunteers. Thousands of Maine women joined the Soldiers' Aid Society and/or sewed bandages, bedding, and clothing. Many took "men's" jobs in the towns or stayed home to nurse the returning wounded. Some Maine women were closer to the fighting: women such as Dorothea Dix and Amy Bradley (the former came from Hamden--a town just outside Bangor).the Confedrate Army should of had no problem marching all the way to Bankor,Maine and having lobster dinner with pretty Maine girls sitting in their laps.After all Union troops were all money grubbing cowards.