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Item 77452

Request for G.F. Shepley speech, Skowhegan, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1868 Location: Portland; Skowhegan Media: Ink on paper

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Item 36206

Southerly Side of Water Street, Skowhegan, ca. 1888

Contributed by: Skowhegan History House Date: circa 1888 Location: Skowhegan Media: Photographic print

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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.