Israel Washburn plea to Gen. Shepley, Portland, 1864
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Former Maine Gov. Israel Washburn wrote to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, commander of the Union District of Norfolk and Portsmouth, asking him to return to Maine to make several speeches before the election.
Washburn wrote, "No man could do so much good." He sought Shepley's help in insuring a Republican victory.
- Title: Israel Washburn plea to Gen. Shepley, Portland, 1864
- Creator: Washburn, Israel
- Creation Date: 1864-08-17
- Subject Date: 1864
- Town: Norfolk, Portland
- State: ME, VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.5
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 4/2
- Collection: George F. Shepley papers
- Object Type: Text
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489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Military service, Voluntary
Political campaigns--United States
United States. Army.--Leaves and furloughs
United States--Civil War, 1861-1865
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