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Civil War Letters and Diary of Andrew H. Gale of the 137th Regiment, New York State Volunteers

By: Richard T. Gillespie

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2005)

Seller ID: G3278

ISBN: 0788432788

Condition: 194 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2005), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 194 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


While helping friends move into a retirement home, Richard T. Gillespie discovered an old trunk among their possessions. It contained a treasure trove of Civil War letters and diaries that had belonged to Andrew H. Gale, a Union soldier from Groton, New York. He and his uncle, Ezra Bostwick, were members of Company K of the 137th Regiment, New York State Volunteers. A historical narrative enhances the word-for-word transcriptions of these letters and diaries. Additional information was found in regimental, platoon and company records in the National Archives, New York State Archives, New York ... View more info