A Guide to the Gay Family Correspondence, 1862-1864 Gay Family Correspondence Ms1988-088

A Guide to the Gay Family Correspondence, 1862-1864

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Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1988-088


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Collection Number
Gay Family Correspondence, 1862-1864
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Gay family

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Scope and Content

Letters among James, T. K., and Calvin Gay, Union soldiers in the Civil War from South Auburn, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Five letters written from various camps in Virginia, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Maryland. In one T. K. writes a humorous account of his camp's reaction to a false alarm of possible Rebel attack. Transcripts available.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

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