DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript
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The DeWitt Clinton Gallaher scrapbook and diary transcript (1863-1925; 0.25 cubic feet) consists of a travel diary of New England and Europe (1869-1870), chronology of Civil War battles (October 1863- April 1865) and an album of newspaper clippings on general topics including the University of Virginia and Professor Basil Gildersleeve (1915-1925). The transcript of his travel diary contains vivid descriptions of his travels.
- Creation: 1863 - 1925
DeWitt Clinton Gallaher (1845-1926) of Jefferson County, Virginia (now West Virginia) and Waynesboro, Virginia served in the Army of Northern Virginia from October 1863 to April 1865 in the Company E, 1st Virginia Cavalry and on the staff of General J. E. B. Stuart, General Fitzhugh Lee, and General Thomas Rosser. He was also a student of Georgetown University, Washington and Lee University, Hampden-Sidney College, and the University of Virginia. He studied law in Berlin and was an attorney for more than half a century in Charleston, West Virginia. For more information, see "A Dairy Depicting the Experiences of DeWitt Cllinton Gallaher in the War Between the States While Serving in the Confederate Army"
0.25 Cubic Feet (1 legal size half-width document box)
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Accession 2019-0229, donated by Guy Blundon 6 May 2013.
- DeWitt Clinton Gallagher scrapbook and diary transcript
- Ellen Welch
- 2 December 2019
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