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Justus F. Gale to Sister

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Title: Justus F. Gale to Sister


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


  • Gale,Almeda A., 1835-1876

Source Document

Extent: 5 pages

Date Created:  15], 1863


Gale writes that he is still camped near Alexandria and is using his cartridge box as a desk to write the letter. The weather has been rainy and they have been using their rubber blankets as tents. He then goes on to describe the shooting of James H. Hill, a teamster, by an Irish soldier, James O’Mara, on May 14th, and finishes his letter with a complaint against all those to whom he has written who have not yet replied, and gossip about Ira F. Grout of Elmore, Vermont.

Genre(s): correspondence



Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2013-05-29, Center for Digital Initiatives, University of Vermont Libraries

Type of Resource: text

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Justus F. Gale to Sister, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 19, 2018)

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