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Otho G. Gale papers

Label
Otho G. Gale papers, 1863
Title
Otho G. Gale papers
Inclusive dates
1863
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1863, of Otho G. Gale of Company A, 110th Ohio Infantry, consisting of a pass, 9 September 1863, allowing Gale to move about Baltimore, Maryland; and a letter, 22 October 1863, from Gale to his sister Anna Gale in Miami County, Ohio, discussing his return to his company, missing the battle at Bristoe Station, capture of his gear, graves of dead Confederate soldiers, and his visit to the Bull Run (Manassas) battlefield
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Biographical or historical data
Otho G. Gale was born March 1842 in Miami County, Ohio, to Levi Gale (1806-1889) and Acshah O. Allen Gale (b. ca. 1807). During the Civil War, Otho Gale enlisted in Company A, 110th Ohio Infantry. Gale was captured in fighting at Winchester, Virginia, 15 June 1863, and after his return to his regiment, he was wounded at the battle of Mine Run on 27 November 1863. Gale was mustered out 17 May 1865. After the Civil War, Gale worked as a photographer in Dayton, Springfield, and Columbus, Ohio. He married Josephine or Joanne Bitson (b. ca. 1850) and they had three children. After his wife's death, Gale lived with his daughter and her husband in Columbus. He died 16 April 1917, and was buried in Ferncliff Cemetery in Sprinfield, Ohio.
Cataloging source
VIC
Label
Otho G. Gale papers
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
5
Governing access note
There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Brian and Maria Green, Inc.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001698363
Type of unit
p.

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