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Item 76609

Gen. Butler to Gen. Shepley on duties in Virginia, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Portsmouth Media: Ink on paper

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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.

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Lubec, Maine - Lubec History

… of their affairs being (as they say) within their jurisdiction; on the other hand obliged to pay obedience to the laws of Massachusetts ….