Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889Alternative names
American soldier and poet.
From the description of Autograph letter signed : H.Q., U. S. Colored Troops, Str. Bullitt, Milliken's Bend, to Brig. Gen. Dennis, 1865 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270662622
Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard (1816-1889).
From the description of Papers. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191276220
Born July 7, 1816. Harvard University graduate, class of 1842. 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 colored troops in the Union.
From the guide to the Isaac F. Shepard Papers, ca. 1830s-1880s, (University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections)
|associatedWith||Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876||person|
|correspondedWith||Lockwood, Philip Case, 1844-1897||person|
|correspondedWith||Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882||person|
|associatedWith||Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895.||person|
|correspondedWith||Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874||person|
|associatedWith||Winthrop, John, 1606-1676.||person|
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|United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans|