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Item 66028

Title: Alonzo Garcelon to Israel Washburn on regimental surgeons, 1861

Contributed by: Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library

Date: 1861-04-24

Location: Lewiston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 65096

Title: Request for prisoner exchange, Litchfield, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1864-10-12

Location: Litchfield; Hilton Head; Charleston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 69871

Title: Surgeon request to join regiment, Augusta, 1861

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1861-12-17

Location: Augusta; Lowell

Media: Ink on paper

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Alonzo Garcelon, Lewiston, ca. 1890

Surgeon General Alonzo Garcelon

Alonzo Garcelon of Lewiston was a physician, politician, businessman, and civic leader when he became Maine's surgeon general during the Civil War, responsible for ensuring regiments had surgeons, for setting up a regimental hospital in Portland, and generally concerned with the well-being of Maine soldiers.