Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889

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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

Biography

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)

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referencedIn Miscellaneous letters, 1786-1982. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889. Papers. Gadsden Public Library
referencedIn Samuel Francis Smith Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library
referencedIn Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 1761-1904. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Isaac F. Shepard Papers, ca. 1830s-1880s University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Smith, Samuel Francis, 1808-1895. Papers of Samuel F. Smith [manuscript], 1884-1895. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
referencedIn Slavery Era Insurance Documents, ca. 1846-1860, 2001-2002 University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
creatorOf Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889. Letter, 1856. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Shepard, Isaac Fitzgerald, 1816-1889. Autograph letter signed : H.Q., U. S. Colored Troops, Str. Bullitt, Milliken's Bend, to Brig. Gen. Dennis, 1865 July 5. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Shepard, Isaac F. (Isaac Fitzgerald), 1816-1889. Letter to Seth Webb, 1856. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Winthrop, John, 1606-1676. John Winthrop, Jr., papers, 1644-1848. New London County Historical Society
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library
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associatedWith Dearborn, Frederick M. (Frederick Myers), b. 1876 person
associatedWith Dennis, General, 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 Webb, Seth, person
associatedWith Winthrop, John, 1606-1676. person
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--African Americans
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Birth 1816

Death 1889

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