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Item 71042

Title: Letter to Col. Shepley on circumstances in New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-06-02

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 100078

Title: John Young Merrill diary, Leeds, 1860

Contributed by: Leeds Historical Society

Location: Leeds

Media: Ink on paper

Item 61642

Title: Soldier's request for shoes, stockings, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-02-02

Media: Ink on paper

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.