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Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) [Gideon Savage's wooden chest]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.013.02 Author/Creator: Savage, Gideon (1751-1833) Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: 1778 circa Pagination: 1 item 15 x 25 x 9.5 cm

Summary of Content: Rustic wood chest with lock. Savage served as a Corporal of Artillery and Artificer for the Connecticut Continental Line in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Formerly contained documents and locks of hair decimalized in GLC01450.013.03-.20.

Background Information: Folder of research on Savage in collateral files.

People: Savage, Gideon, 1751-1833

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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