Gale, Dudley Letter

Dudley Gale LetterMs.1992.014


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1992.014
Title
Dudley Gale Letter1862
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet, 1 folder
Creator
Gale, Dudley
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], Dudley Gale Letter, Ms1992 014, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.


Scope and Contents

Union soldier in the 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry during the Civil War. Two letters, one written on December 5, 1862, from Gale in New Orleans, Louisiana, and the other on July 23, year unknown, from an unknown place. Both are to his mother in Salisbury Point, Massachusetts. Writes about a recent illness he suffered and a friend with whom he enlisted, who is now going home, and his happiness that a furlough home is pending.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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

Rights Statement for Archival Description

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