Gallaher, William B. Papers

William B. Gallaher PapersMs.1991.062


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1991.062
Title
William B. Gallaher Papers1861
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Gallaher, William B.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

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Scope and Contents

Private in Company E, First Regiment Virginia Cavalry, during the Civil War. Papers consist of a document confirming Gallaher's promotion from private to lieutenant (August 1861), and letters written by Gallaher to his parents (May and July, 1861). One of the letters was written from Manassas, Virginia, two days before the Battle of First Bull Run, July, 1861. Transcripts available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Civil War
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the William B. Gallaher Papers by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).