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Justus E. Gale to Family

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Title: Justus E. Gale to Family


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


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Extent: 5 pages

Date Created: August 31, 1862


Topics include a train crash, confiscating rebel property including horses, cattle, sheep and mules. Writes of having plenty of food on their travel back to camp including dining on lamb. Provided a meal at an old planters house. Mentions Negroes (slaves) and 1500 Blacks at camp, sending troops to Gen. Phelps, the expectation of getting paid, rebels killed in an encounter with the enemy.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-01-03, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Justus E. Gale to Family, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 21, 2018)

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