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Milton T. Carey Papers,1862-1865

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Title

Milton T. Carey Papers

Date

1862-1865

Repository

The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers.

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], Milton T. Carey Papers, 1862-1865, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.

Extent

91 items

Scope and Content

Union army surgeon. Carey served as a surgeon in the 48th Regiment of Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. The letters cover his service on commissary and hospital boats on the Mississippi River, and at Paducah, Ky.; his capture at the Battle of Shiloh; and later service under William T. Sherman. The writer comments on war experiences, topography, and public opinion concerning the war

Subjects

  • Kentucky-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Sources.
  • Perryville (Ky.), Battle of, 1862-- Sources.
  • United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Medical care-- Sources.
  • United States.-- Army.-- Ohio Infantry Regiment, 48th (1861-1865)

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