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Shepard (Isaac F.) papers
Wyles Mss 74  
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Description
1863 diary, Court of Inquiry papers, and related correspondence of Civil War brigadier general Isaac F. Shephard.
Background
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.
Extent
3 linear feet (5 document boxes and 1 metal box)
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Research Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Research Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Research Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open for research. A portion of the collection is stored offsite. Advance notice required for retrieval.