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Item 76121

Title: Gen. Banks concern about gambling, New Orleans, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-10-02

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 6882

Title: Jack-straws game, ca. 1872

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1872

Media: Wood, leather

Item 23275

Title: Parish house interior, 1909

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: 1909

Location: Biddeford

Media: Black and white photograph

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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.