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Justus F. Gale to Sister

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Title: Justus F. Gale to Sister


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


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Source Document

Extent: 7 pages

Date Created: July 18, 1862


Topics include the good health of Justus Gale, the food available at Algiers including confiscated beef from the locals, standing guard for 12 hour shifts, killing alligators, writes of some of his comrades, the sickness of Sargent 2nd Class.Chas. C. Martin with inflammation of the bowels, the capture of Richmond and Vicksburg, mentions Confederate Gen. G. T. Beauregard, receiving a copy of the Green Mountain Freeman and refers to his religious faith.

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 F. Gale to Sister, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed October 10, 2015)

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