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Dr. William Duncan papers, 1861-1873

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Type: Text
Creator: Duncan, William
Cass, Michael L.
Title: Dr. William Duncan papers, 1861-1873
Date: 1861-1873
Description: Dr. William Duncan, Confederate Assistant Surgeon with the 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment, stationed in Virginia from 1861-1862. Due to pressing business at his home in Savannah, he returned there in March 1862. But by December of that year, he had been reappointed Assistant Surgeon and served as a medical officer in the Savannah area.

The collection consists of correspondence, military appointments, receipts, orders of Dr. William Duncan relating to his service in the 10th Georgia Infantry Regiment in Virginia (1861-1862) and later as a surgeon in the Savannah area. Of particular interest is a list of medicines and hospital stores received at Thunderbolt Battery, Dr. Duncan's Oath of Pardon, and a request for travel to Europe in 1865. Other items included in the collection are notes and orders signed by T.J. Charlton or George P. Harrison, Jr. and one letter from Michael L. Cass.

America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia received support from a Digitizing Historical Records grant awarded to the Atlanta History Center, Georgia Historical Society, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Digital Library of Georgia by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Subjects: Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 10th | Georgia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care | Soldiers--Georgia | Virginia--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | Savannah (Ga.) | Georgia | Chatham County (Ga.) | Virginia
Contributors: Hargrett Library
Online Publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia in association with the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 2012
Original Material: William Duncan papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries
Rights and Usage: Cite as: William Duncan papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/harg/turningpoint/id:harg1056-001-002

Related Institutions: Digital Library of Georgia
Georgia Historical Society
Atlanta History Center
Hargrett Library
Collection Information: America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia