|Repository:||Georgia Historical Society|
|Creator:||Thomas, George H., (George Henry), 1816-1870.|
|Title:||William L. Gross telegram|
|Extent:||0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)|
William L. Gross, a native of New York, served in the United States Army for the Illinois Volunteers. He was appointed Assistant Quartermaster Volunteer in 1863, and brevetted major and lieutenant colonel in 1865 for meritorious service. Gross was honorably mustered out in 1866.
This collection contains a telegram dated July 14, 1864, giving Captain William L. Gross, Assistant Superintendent of the United States Military Telegraph, and one man for travel from Marietta, Georgia to Louisville, Kentucky via Chattanooga and Nashville, Tennessee. The pass was ordered by Major General George Henry Thomas, and was signed by John C. Van Dugen, Captain and Assistant of the United States Military Telegraph.
[item identification], William L. Gross telegram, MS 333, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.
Collection is open for research.
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