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

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

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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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