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Historical Items

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Item 77736

Ether Shepley to son G. F. Shepley, St. Louis, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1869 Location: Portland; Saint Louis Media: Ink on paper

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Item 74534

Gen. G.F. Shepley to his mother, New Orleans, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-12-14 Location: New Orleans; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76627

Draft of Gen. Shepley resignation, Portland, 1865

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1865 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Tax Records

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Item 74980

5 Shepley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: John G. Turner Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 74981

7 Shepley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Michael M. Morgan Use: Dwelling - Single family

Item 74982

8-12 Shepley Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Abraham Finks Use: Dwelling - Two family

Architecture & Landscape

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Item 110005

Fire escape for the Shepley Apartment Bldg., 18 Casco St., Portland, ca. 1907

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1907 Location: Portland Client: unknown Architect: Frederick A. Tompson

Item 110090

Block of apartments at Shepley St. for Rosco Davis, Portland, ca. 1909

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1909 Location: Portland Client: Rosco Davis Architect: John P. Thomas

Item 111765

The Portland Club heating plans, Portland, 1923

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1923 Location: Portland Client: The Portland Club Architect: John Calvin Stevens and John Howard Stevens Architects

Online Exhibits

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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.

Exhibit

Patriotic Imagery: 1861-1880

Imagery on letterhead soldiers used, on soldiers' memorials produced after the war, and on many other items captured the themes of the American Civil War: union, liberty, and freedom.

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This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War

For Mainers like many other people in both the North and the South, the Civil War, which lasted from 1861-1865, had a profound effect on their lives. Letters, artifacts, relics, and other items saved by participants at home and on the battlefield help illuminate the nature of the Civil War experience for Mainers.

Site Pages

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 47-90

Blethen William R. Streeter Charles F. Shepley Mrs. Caroline Miller Mrs. Frank W. Ring Miss Susie P. Stockwell Miss R. M. Harlow Clara C.