(Washington, D.C.): Surgeon General's Office, 1863. This medical report was from Paris, Kentucky and was for the month of December 1863. Signed by the surgeon Wm. A. Webster of the 9th New Hampshire Volunteers. The report covered the regiments of the 9th New Hampshire and the 1st Ohio Heavy Artillery, Companies A-K of the 9th NHV and Company D of the 1st Ohio. 44 total entries for the month with 36 sick, 41 taken sick, 3 wounded. Some of the illnesses include fevers, diarrhea, syphilis, earache, colitis, jaundice, burns. Only page 1 is completed, others are not used. Some brown spotting as noted on photo, likely coffee and/or blood. Folds have been re-inforced with archival tape making this a very readable document. An unusual piece of American Civil War medical history. The 9th NHV remained in Kentucky from March-December 1893. There were several skirmished in or near Paris in the Spring 1863, and Union forces remained in Paris until April 1864. . First Edition. Large Folded Document. Tape-repairs. 26 1/12" x 19 1/8".
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