|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Title:||Allen Gay manuscript|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
Allen Gay (1765-1847), a native of North Carolina, moved to Georgia around the year 1785. At the age of 16, he volunteered to take his father's place as a soldier in the Revolutionary War when his father was called for a one-year tour of duty. Gay fought in the 1st Battalion under Colonel Dickerson, in Captain Robert Raford's Company.
The collection consists of a manuscript, "Sketch of the life & revolutionary incidents of Allen Gay," undated and unsigned.
[item identification], Allen Gay manuscript, MS 275, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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