Bean family letters, 1862-1863

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Bean family letters, 1862-1863


Families; Physicians; Military medicine; Military hospitals; Sick persons; Soldiers; War casualties; Medicines; Amputation; Typhus fever; Harvesting; Food supply; Debt; Swine; Wages; War ships; Death

Surgeons; United States. President (1861-1865 : Lincoln). Emancipation Proclamation; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865;

Bean, Asa A., 1811-1863; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Tod, David, 1805-1868; McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900; Bean family

United States. Army. Ohio Infantry Regiment, 114th (1862-1865); United States. Army. Corps 13th (1863-1864). Division, 9th; University of Michigan

United States -- Maryland -- Frederick; United States -- Ohio -- Sheffield; United States -- Mississippi -- Vicksburg; United States -- Louisiana -- Milligan's Bend; United States -- Tennessee -- Memphis



Correspondence between Dr. Asa Bean and his family while he served as a surgeon in the Union Army in Maryland, Louisiana, and Tennessee. Dr. Bean died of disease on a hospital ship April 26, 1863 as his wife, Mary Bean, was traveling to Memphis to see him, having been informed that he was gravely ill.


Bean, Asa A., 1811-1863; Bean, Mary Powell, 1821-1898; Bean, James P., b. 1847 or 8; Powell, Edward W.; Bean, John Victor, 1843-1919; Bean, Mary E., 1850?-1921; Powell, J. W.; Powell, Eugene


University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.





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