Bean family letters, 1862-1863

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Title

Bean family letters, 1862-1863

Subject

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

1860-1870

Description

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.

Creator

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

Publisher

University of Iowa. Libraries. Special Collections Dept.

Date

1862/1863

2009-03-18

Rights

Educational use only, no other permissions given. U.S. and international copyright laws may protect this digital image. Commercial use or distribution of the image is not permitted without prior permission of the copyright holder.

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