Brig. Gen. G.F. Shepley to Edwin Stanton, Portland, 1862
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
George F. Shepley, Brigadier General of Volunteers for the Union Army, wrote to Secretary of War Edwin Stanton about his expected trip to Washington, D.C. after visiting in Portland.
Shepley wrote about apprehension he was hearing expressed about the Union capacity to hold Louisiana and the need to take Vicksburg.
He wrote that he hoped to return to Louisiana with the assurance of more troops to be sent there.
- Title: Brig. Gen. G.F. Shepley to Edwin Stanton, Portland, 1862
- Creator: Shepley, George F.
- Creation Date: 1862-07-30
- Subject Date: 1862
- Town: New Orleans, Portland, Vicksburg
- County: Cumberland
- State: LA, ME, MS
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 20
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 1/8
- Collection: George F. Shepley Papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 12th (1861-1864)
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
Recruiting & enlistment--1860-1870
Military officers--United States--Louisiana
Military maneuvers--Louisiana--New Orleans
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