In Her Own Right

James M. Barnard letter to the editors of the Hammond Gazette

Image A00181002 1 lg
Date created 1863-04-19
Creator Barnard, James M. (James Munson), 1819-1904
Description James M. Barnard was an Executive Committee secretary of the Executive Committee of Boston Associates, a department of the United States Sanitary Commission. Letter is addressed to the editors of the Hammond Gazette, a paper written from the army hospital in Point Lookout, Maryland, during the Civil War. Sympathizes over the loss of Dr. Wagner and Dr. Stearns, and discusses the high value of surgeons. Discusses the service of Stearns and Wagner as doctors throughout the war, including their work onboard the Hospital Boat Louisiana where they met.
Size 4 pages
Type text
Subjects United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865 | War work | War--Relief of sick and wounded | Stearns, John, 1827-1898 | Wagner, Clinton, 1837-1914 | Hammond General Hospital (Point Lookout, Md.)
Geographical location Boston (Mass.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
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