G.F. Shepley appointment as circuit judge, Washington, 1869
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
George F. Shepley of Portland received an official appointment as circuit judge of the First Judicial Circuit of the U.S.
Shepley (1819-1878), who had been a U.S. attorney in Portland before the Civil War, was commander of the 12th Maine Regiment, military commandant of New Orleans, military governor of Louisiana, and military commander of Eastern Virginia.
A Democrat before the war, he switched allegiance and became a Republican afterwards.
- Title: G.F. Shepley appointment as circuit judge, Washington, 1869
- Creator: Pleasants, M. F.
- Creation Date: 1869-12-29
- Subject Date: 1869
- Town: Portland, Washington
- County: Cumberland
- State: DC, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 25 x 19.5
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 4/8
- Collection: George F. Shepley papers
- Object Type: Text
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