Recommendation for Laurens Joyce appointment, Florida, 1863
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Col. Isaac Dyer, commander of the 15th Maine Regiment, wrote to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, military governor of Louisiana, to recommend Capt. Laurens Joyce of the 15th Maine for promotion to colonel and commander of a regiment of black troops.
The letter also was signed by R.B. Irwin, assistant adjutant general.
- Title: Recommendation for Laurens Joyce appointment, Florida, 1863
- Creator: Dyer, Isaac
- Creation Date: 1863-05-11
- Subject Date: 1963
- Town: New Orleans
- State: FL, LA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25.1 x 20
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 3/2
- Collection: George F. Shepley Papers
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
Maine--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 15th (1862-1866)
Military service, Voluntary
Recruiting & enlistment--1860-1870
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