Doctor's letter certifying ill soldier, Portland, 1863
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Dr. Charles N. Thomas of Portland wrote to the Maine Agency Sanitary Commission in Washington, D.C., certifying that he was treating George Devine of Co. G, 5th Maine Volunteers, who was too ill to return to service.
The doctor commented that Devine might never be well enough to return to the service.
- Title: Doctor's letter certifying ill soldier, Portland, 1863
- Creator: Thomas, Charles N.
- Creation Date: 1863-09-23
- Subject Date: 1863
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 20.2 x 12.3
- Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 1/2
- Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
- Object Type: Image
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Maine Agency Sanitary Commission
United States Sanitary Commission
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Civilian relief
United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 5th (1861-1864)
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
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