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Item 12011

Title: Letter of Introduction, Bangor, 1828

Contributed by: Cary Library

Date: 1828-04-28

Location: Houlton; Bangor

Media: paper

Item 74530

Title: Note of introduction to Brig. Gen. Shepley, Bath, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-12-01

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 76039

Title: Recommendation of William S. Cochran, Bangor, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1863-10-01

Location: Augusta; New Orleans; Bangor

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.