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George W. Gallup Papers,1861-1864

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Title

George W. Gallup Papers

Date

1861-1864

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], George W. Gallup Papers, 1861-1864, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

56 items

Scope and Content

Colonel in the 14th Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Photocopies of typed transcripts of letters to his wife and entries in his diary while serving as a colonel in the 14th Kentucky. Letters describe actions in the Cumberland Gap; Atlanta; trouble in the Sandy Valley; and his regrets that African-American troops were sent there. Photocopies of typescripts. Card file in repository

Subjects

  • Gallup, George W., d. 1864.
  • United States.-- Army.-- Kentucky Volunteer Infantry Regiment, 14th (1861-1865)
  • Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
  • Cumberland Gap Campaign, 1862.
  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Campaigns.

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