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Milton T. Carey Papers,1862-1865

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Milton T. Carey Papers




The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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


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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


  • 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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