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.
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 F. Shepley Papers
- Object Type: Text
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