Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, who had served most recently as military governor of Richmond after the fall of the Confederate capital, wrote a draft of his resignation from the army on June 8, 1865.
Shepley (1819-1878), who enlisted as colonel and commander of the 12th Maine Regiment on November 20, 1861, asked that July 1, 1865 be his resignation date.
About This Item
- Title: Draft of Gen. Shepley resignation, Portland, 1865
- Creator: Shepley, George F.
- Creation Date: 1865-06-08
- Subject Date: 1865
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 35.5 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 4/6
- Collection: George F. Shepley papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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