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American Civil War

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Alexander Hoff Papers

Identifier: MS C 484

Contains correspondence, drawings, photographs, and background documents on Hoff's military service during the Civil War.

Dates: 1850-1923

Confederate States of America Hospital Memoranda

Identifier: MS C 127

A variety of completed forms related to Confederate hospitals and medical service. Includes information from Georgia locations including Andersonville, Atlanta, Covington, Griffin, Newnan, and Vineville.

Dates: 1863-1864

George Miller Sternberg Papers

Identifier: MS C 100

Contains correspondence, documents, certificates, and printed matter. Correspondence consists chiefly of congratulatory letters on becoming Surgeon General, acknowledgments for reprints, and letters from senators and congressmen pertaining to promotion to grade of major general. Printed matter consists of book reviews and information relating to inventions of Sternberg.

Dates: 1861-1917

Henkel Family Papers

Identifier: MS C 291

Letters document several generations of the Henkel family of Virginia, four members of which were physicians, three of whom participated in the Civil War.

Dates: 1786-1940

John E. Gillespie Papers

Identifier: MS C 328

Comprises a medical journal kept aboard the U.S.S. Mohican, and related materials.

Dates: 1865-1872

Jonathan Letterman Correspondence and Diary

Identifier: MS C 96

Telegraph transcripts of military orders and directives sent and received by Letterman during his Civil War service. The diaries describe a trip from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Union, N.M. and back. Evidence indicates that the diary was not kept by Letterman.

Dates: 1860-1864; 1924; 1972

Noah H. Hart Correspondence and Diary

Identifier: MS C 146

Contains Hart's letters to his wife sent from the South during the Civil War. Diary was kept in 1863-1864.

Dates: 1862-1864

Organization and personnel of the Medical Department of the Confederacy : holograph / C.G. Toepper

Identifier: MS C 482

An apparently unpublished holographic essay. Pages 131-141 are a listing of medical officers serving with the Confederate Army.

Dates: [194?]

Thomas Winston Papers

Identifier: MS C 207
Abstract The Winston Papers consist mostly of the correspondence between Thomas Winston and his wife Caroline Mumford Winston during the three and a half years he was at war (1862-1866; he spent six months at home in late 1864 and early 1865). Winston imparts a vivid picture of what he saw and did while encamped with the Illinois 92nd, while also discussing at length many of the most vital and controversial issues of the time. Winston spends much time pondering issues of slavery and race relations....
Dates: 1858-1945 (bulk 1861-1866)

U.S. Surgeon-General's Office medical history of the departments of the Ohio and the Cumberland during the year 1862

Identifier: MS C 125

General medical history, also containing case reports for John Stanton, Tobias Duell, Henry Fay, Henry Thorncroft, Baylor H. Thinell and Marvin Garrison, all of whom died by disease in October 1862 at general hospital no. 6 in Nashville, or general hospital no. 14.

Dates: c.1863