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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: November 18, 1862


Topics include the being saddened by the ill health of his family in Elmore, enjoying good health himself, troops living in an apparently abandoned house in Bayou Boeuf, La., the parole of the prisoners who are still alive (not clear but these may be Union soldiers taken prisoners as some were shot for running from their army and joining a Union regiment), the movement of the army on the Potomac and still unable to get a photograph of himself taken.

Genre(s): correspondence




Language(s): English

Note [Digital Version]

2012-01-09, 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 20, 2018)

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