Skip to main content

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

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

23rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry list of casualties

Collection number: ahc.MSS529f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a list of casualties suffered by the 23rd Alabama Volunteer Infantry between May 7, 1864, and September 10, 1864, while engaged in combat at several locations in Georgia including Rocky Face Ridge, Resaca, New Hope Church, Marietta, Kennesaw Mountain, and Jonesboro. The list contains the names of the men who were injured or killed and their rank and company. There is a "remarks" column where the company surgeon, J. M. Hunt, listed the place where the casualty...
Dates: 1864 May 7-September 10

Confederate hospital transfer order

Collection number: ahc.MSS535f
Scope and Content

This collection consists of a hospital transfer order, signed by "Jus. T. Johnson" which transferred Lieutenant James B. Wade of Echols Artillery from General Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina, to General Hospital in Washington, Georgia.

Dates: 1865 April 23

Dr. Samuel Hollingsworth Stout correspondence

Collection number: ahc.MSS342f
Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence from Dr. Samuel Hollingsworth Stout, Medical Director of the Army of Tennessee. Many of the letters were written during the Civil War in connection with military medicine.

Dates: 1860-1902

DuBose family collection

Collection number: ahc.MSS1020
Scope and Content This collection contains the personal and professional papers of the DuBose family and the historical Civil War items they collected. The personal papers pertain to geneaology, correspondence, and DuBose Jr.'s military service in the United States Navy. Also included are manuscripts and presentations written by members of the DuBose family as well as many collected from others about the Civil War.These papers document the DuBose family's interest in the Civil War. There is...
Dates: 1782-2001, undated

H.W. Santelle medical journal

Collection number: ahc.MSS629f
Scope and Content This collection consists of a journal kept by H. W. Santelle. It records the medical treatment of three patients he attended from 1863-1864. He notes their rank, age, regiment, company, injury, and battle where the injury was sustained. Each soldiers' health and treatment are documented, and the journal includes a post mortem examination report. The three soldiers were: Clarance L. Coulter, a twenty-four year old corporal in Company G, 123 New York Volunteers; Thomas Ruffin, a thirty-seven...
Dates: 1863-1892

Noel D'Alvigny medical papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS84f
Scope and Content

This collection contains copies of papers relating to Noel D'Alvigny's service as a physician. Included is a form of regulations covering medical fees adopted by Atlanta medical doctors; his diploma; a contract between the United States Army and D'Alvigny as a private physician; an 1865 special order assigning him to duty in charge of a hospital for refugees and freedmen in Atlanta; and a letter extolling his professional and military service to the Confederacy.

Dates: 1834-1907

Roderick Perry papers

Collection number: ahc.mss806
Scope and Content

This collection contains letters written by Roderick Perry and his family and friends of Warsaw, Kentucky. Also included are letters to soldiers requesting help from Kate Perry, Perry's adjutant handbook, and business cards of merchants supplying goods to prisioners of war.

Dates: 1841 - 1926

William E. Brock papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS604f
Scope and Content

This collection consist of four documents relating to the military career of William E. Brock. Included are military appointments, commissions and special orders, and his physicians license from the Physician Board of Georgia.

Dates: 1861-1863