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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Ruth Swett Mayhew Civil War Scrapbook

Identifier: SpC MS 1597-sc

A scrapbook of clippings from an unidentified newspaper, probably the Courier-Gazette of Rockland, Maine, with excerpts from the journal, 1863-1865, of Ruth Swett Mayhew. Clippings outline her service as a nurse during the Civil War.

Dates: 1863-1891?

George B. Noyes Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 1566-sc

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

Gideon Stinson Palmer Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 1131

Collection contains material primarily reflecting Dr. Palmer's service during the Civil War. It includes incoming correspondence, mostly from 1864-1865; lists of soldiers killed and wounded from various regiments, 1862; circulars and special orders, 1862 and 1864; and invoices and monthly statements of medical and hospital supplies, 1862 and 1865.

Dates: 1841-1890