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George B. Noyes Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1566-sc

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1864

Creator

Access Restrictions

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Biographical Note

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.

Extent

1 folder (2 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

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.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the George B. Noyes Letters
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
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Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

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