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Dr. Henry Hayes Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3651

Dr. Henry Hayes, an Army physician, wrote this letter to a friend back home in Vermont. In the letter, Dr. Hayes discussed the aftermath of the Fort Pillow Massacre.

Dates

  • 1864 May 4

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

Dr. Henry Hayes, an army physician, wrote this letter to a friend in Vermont. In the letter, Dr. Hayes discusses the aftermath of the Fort Pillow Massacre.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dr. Henry Hayes was born on June 12, 1804, in Perth, Scotland. He married Anna Gibb, also from Scotland, and the couple had seven children. His daughter Katherine Isabel Hayes Chapin Barrows also became a doctor, an ophthalmologist. Hayes was a surgeon in the Union Army and died in Memphis, Tennessee on September 4, 1864.

Arrangement

This collection consist of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This item was purchased by Special Collections in 2012.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480