1863 diary, Court of Inquiry papers, and related correspondence of Civil War brigadier general Isaac F. Shephard.
Born July 7, 1816. Harvard University graduate, class of 1842. Isaac F. Shephard served with various Civil War regiments,
including command of the 52nd U.S. Infantry, Colored, from 1863 onwards, which made him ranking regimental officer (initially
as colonel, later as brigadier general) of all African-American troops in the Union.
3 linear feet
(5 document boxes and 1 metal box)
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