Letter to Gen. G.F. Shepley on 'enemies,' New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


George Thomas of New Orleans wrote to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, military governor of Louisiana, to inform him about a couple who, he believed, were going in and out of Union lines and who were not friends of the Union.

Thomas told Shepley, a Portland lawyer before and after the war, where he could find the couple.

He added "f.m.c." after his name, indicating he was a free man of color.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter to Gen. G.F. Shepley on 'enemies,' New Orleans, 1862
  • Creator: Thomas, George
  • Creation Date: 1862-10-21
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: New Orleans
  • County: LA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 16 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 2/4
  • Collection: George Foster Shepley papers
  • Object Type: Text

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