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Item 76133

Title: Horatio Jose on Portland business opportunities, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-11-09

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Boston; Worcester

Media: Ink on paper

Item 76504

Title: H. Jose to Brig. Gen. Shepley on Portland business, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-12-09

Location: Portland; New Orleans; Mobile

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.