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Shepley, George Foster, 1819-1878

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Personal name headingShepley, George Foster, 1819-1878
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See alsoLouisiana. Military Governor (1862-1864 : Shepley)
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Birth date18190101
Death date18780720
Profession or occupationLawyer General Governor
Found inLouisiana. Military Governor (1862-1864 : Shepley). Writ of election. By George F. Shepley, military governor of the state of Louisiana, 1864.
Appletons' cyclo. of Amer. biog., 1888 (Shepley, George Foster; grad. Dartmouth 1837; lawyer, Bangor and Portland, Me.; U.S. Dist. Atty. for Me. 1853-61; brig.-gen. in Civil War; military gov. of La. 1862-4; commanded the mil. dist. of eastern Va., Army of the James; military gov. of Richmond, Apr.-July 1865; U.S. circuit judge for first circuit of Me. 1869-78; b. 1 Jan. 1819; d. 20 July 1878)