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Samuel F. Galey, Civil War death records

 Collection — Folder: S3249
Identifier: S3249

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photocopies of the Civil War records of Samuel F. Galey, including prisoner of war memorandums, a letter announcing his death, a death notice and inventory of personal effects, a recept for his personal effects, and a record of death and internment.


  • 1865

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

Samuel F. Galey was born in Indiana in 1845. During the Civil War, he served as a Corporal in the 2nd Indiana Cavalry. In 1863, he was taken prisoner and held by Confederate forces in Newman, Georgia. On February 24, 1865, he was paroled. He died in Annapolis, Maryland at the U.S.A. General Hospital, Division No. 1 on March 12, 1865.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Jim Galey on 2002/07/09.


No further additions are expected.
Samuel F. Galey, Civil War death records
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.