Gere, Asa O. Letter, 1941 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
This Jan. 7, 1941, letter from Asa Gere to Clayton Daugherty, of Champaign, Ill. contains reminiscences about his life in Illinois and his acquaintance with Lincoln. In 1941, Gere was ninety-four years old and the Senior Aide de Camp of the Grand Army of the Republic.
Clayton F. Daugherty loaned the letter to the Illinois Historical Survey for photocopying in 1974.