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Justus F. Gale to Mother

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Title: Justus F. Gale to Mother


  • Gale, Justus F., 1837-1863


  • Gale,Abigail Albee, 1801-1869

Source Document

Extent: 4 pages

Date Created: April 06, 1862


Two letters dated April 4th and 6th. Writing after arriving at Ship Island, Mississippi topics include observing the Sabbath,his devotion for the Bible, arriving on shore, digging and finding plenty of fresh water, being treated with food from the Mass. 30th, thinking war may be over before he gets a chance to fight and the expectation of capturing New Orleans.

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 Mother, Vermont Historical Society Library, Barre, Vermont, (accessed January 20, 2018)

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