Thanks for Shepley photograph, Norfolk, Va., 1865

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


E. W. Whipple, president of the Norfolk, Virginia, Board of Trade, wrote to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, thanking him for sending a "beautiful, imperial photograph of yourself." The Board of Trade had requested the photo.

Shepley, a Portland lawyer, served in Norfolk during the Civil War as commander of the Division of Eastern Virginia.

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About This Item

  • Title: Thanks for Shepley photograph, Norfolk, Va., 1865
  • Creator: Whipple, E. W.
  • Creation Date: 1865-07-27
  • Subject Date: 1865
  • Town: Norfolk
  • State: VA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 24.8 cm x 19.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 4/6
  • Collection: George Foster Shepley papers
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
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