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Item 76127

Title: Plea to Gen. Shepley for work, Brunswick, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-10-08

Location: Brunswick

Media: Ink on paper

Item 96

Title: Portland Schools Americanization Classes, 1926

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1926

Location: Portland

Media: Black and white photograph, glass negative

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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.