George F. Shepley (1819-1878)

George Foster Shepley was a Union general, military governor of Louisiana, and a federal judge. For many years he attracted attention as U.S. district attorney for Maine. The 12th Maine Infantry, of which Shepley was colonel, fought in the New Orleans campaign. Shepley was named military head of New Orleans after its capture in May 1862 and then appointed military governor of Louisiana in June 1862. In July of the same year Shepley was promoted to brigadier general. After the war he was appointed circuit judge of the U.S. court (1869).

Date:
1875 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Carte de Visite
Item#:
MES20501
Photographer:
William S. Warren (Boston)
Height:
1253px
Width:
741px
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