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Verner Gaggin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01321

Scope and Contents

Contains letters written during World War I by Captain Verner Gaggin, a doctor who served at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia during World War I, to his wife Nell. Some of the letters still bear envelopes sent to an address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Topics discussed include day-to-day hospital proceedings and the impact of the Spanish Influenza of 1918.

Dates

  • 1918-1919

Creator

Biographical Information:

Verner Gaggin was a doctor during World War I and was married to a woman named Nell.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Title
Guide to the Verner Gaggin Letters

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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