Dr. Henry Hayes Letter
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.
- 1864 May 4
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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.
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.
This collection consist of a single folder.
This item was purchased by Special Collections in 2012.