Manuscript Group 1217, John Lenhart Gorgas (1843 – 1883), Civil War soldier and Jeweler Papers, 1847 – 1883
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Manuscript Group 1217, John Lenhart Gorgas (1843-1883), Civil War soldier
Papers, 1847-1883, 77 items
Chiefly letters of a Newark, New Jersey resident to his mother and sisters
and letters received while he served ninety day in Company F of the First
Infantry Regiment New Jersey Brigade, April 30, 1861-July 31, 1861. Also
letters of friends and relatives to Gorgas’ mother, Elizabeth Gorgas, and a
letter written by John Lenhart Gorgas to his wife while he was residing in the
Morris Plains Insane Asylum in 1883.
Gift of Margaret J. Hawkings, 1985.