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Item 73719

Title: William P. Preble request for stamps, Portland, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-08-12

Location: New Orleans; Portland; Memphis; Baton Rouge

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.