Contributed by Maine Historical Society
E. W. Whipple, president of the Norfolk, Virginia, Board of Trade, wrote to Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, thanking him for sending a "beautiful, imperial photograph of yourself." The Board of Trade had requested the photo.
Shepley, a Portland lawyer, served in Norfolk during the Civil War as commander of the Division of Eastern Virginia.
About This Item
- Title: Thanks for Shepley photograph, Norfolk, Va., 1865
- Creator: Whipple, E. W.
- Creation Date: 1865-07-27
- Subject Date: 1865
- Town: Norfolk
- State: VA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24.8 cm x 19.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 117, Box 4/6
- Collection: George Foster Shepley papers
- Object Type: Text
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