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.

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About This Item

  • 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: 20.2 cm x 12.3 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1533, Box 1/2
  • Collection: Maine Agency Sanitary Commission records
  • Object Type: Image

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