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Item 72082

Title: Thank you note for Shepley donation, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-07-10

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 77456

Title: Letter of thanks for donation for orphans, Bath, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-08-26

Location: Portland; Bath

Media: Ink on paper

Item 81352

Title: Mary Weymouth Dodge and Edward Stanley, 1953

Contributed by: Maine Central Institute

Date: 1953-12-10

Location: Yarmouth

Media: 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.