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James Dunning plea to Gen. Shepley, Bangor, 1864

James Dunning plea to Gen. Shepley, Bangor, 1864

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Maine Historical Society

James Dunning, a banker in Bangor, added to a series of pleas made by people in Maine Shepley return to the state before the 1864 election and give speeches inspiring votes for the Union cause.

Dunning wrote, "I feel confident there is no man in the country would do so much good as you could, toward wiping out the infernal sentiments of treason which are now so rampant."


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