George B. Noyes Letters
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Two letters written by Noyes in 1864 to "Friend Emery." The first, dated June 8, 1864, from surgeon's headquarters, Bermuda Hundred, Virginia, describes Noyes's work on a typical day as a hospital steward. The second, written on Oct. 19, 1864, from before Richmond, Va. , outlines Noyes's support for Abraham Lincoln and tells of his living situation.
- Noyes, George Boardman, 1837-1927 (Person)
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George B. Noyes, the son of David J. Noyes and Nancy Barney Noyes, was born on April 6, 1837, in Atkinson, Maine. He served as a hospital steward in the 11th Maine Infantry Regiment in the Civil War. He graduated from the Medical School of Maine at Bowdoin College in 1866 and established a medical practice in Stonington, Maine. He died on July 31, 1927, in Stonington.
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- United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1866)
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