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117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry (Company B) Medical Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2773
Abstract

Seventy page battlefield ledger for Company B of the 117th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. The ledger includes daily medical reports from January 24th to April 15, 1863. During this time the company was stationed at Ft. Pickering, Tenn. defending Memphis. Patients are listed by name and action (i.e. excused from duty, assigned modified duty, sent to hospital, or quarantine). A small loose piece of paper -- possibly a prescription or doctor's note -- is included among the pages.

Dates: 1863 January-April

William Taylor Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2244
Abstract

Three letters from Private William Taylor of the 43rd Ohio Infantry to his sister Susan in Morrow County, Ohio, describe experiences in the Gayoso Hospital in Memphis and another military hospital in LaGrange, Tenn., during 1863.

Dates: 1863

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  • Subject: Tennessee -- History. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Memphis (Tenn.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care. X

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Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century. 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories. 1
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United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 117th (1862-1865). 1
United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 43rd (1862-1865). 1