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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: July 19, 1863


Gale writes that he developed a lameness while at Port Hudson and was sent to convalescent camp. While in camp, Gale and a partner took advantage of a business opportunity to bring rations to contrabands. He mentions going to Baton Rouge to draw the rations and says he now has a pony to ride to make this and other things easier. He also writes that he has not been paid for a long time, and that he has heard General Lee has been captured but that this is not confirmed.

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 October 10, 2015)

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