Dr. Clinton Wagner letter to Abby Hopper Gibbons.

Image A00181712 1 lg
Date created 1863-04-19
Creator Wagner, Clinton, 1837-1914
Description Written from a camp near Falmouth. Has arrived safely to serve as Medical Director of the division under Major General Sykes. Discusses events at the camp and considers his division to be the "Flower of the Army." The President, Secretary of War, and General Halleck visited the Army. Mentions Dr. John Stearns. Requests news from the hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland, and a copy of the Gazette. Thanks her for the book that he gave to his sister Rose Wagner.
Size 2 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | War--Relief of sick and wounded | War work | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | Stanton, Edwin M. (Edwin McMasters), 1814-1869 | Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872 | Stearns, John, 1827-1898 | Sykes, George, 1822-1880
Geographical location Falmouth (Va.)
Language English
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Local Identifier A00181712
Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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