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.

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About This Item

  • 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: 25.1 cm x 20 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 3/2
  • Collection: George Foster Shepley papers
  • Object Type: Text

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