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Justus F. Gale to Brother

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Title: Justus F. Gale to Brother


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


  • Gale,Charles T., 1845-1862

Source Document

Extent: 9 pages

Date Created: July 04, 1862


Topics include the 4th of July celebrations, guard duty of a bridge, diarrhea, accidental gun firing injuring a fellow soldier's hand, plenty of water but it is muddy river water, fresh local fruit and corn, and a brief account of Ship Island including mentioning how "black" the men were (either referring to being unclean or to mood).

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 Brother, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed November 29, 2015)

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