Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Sgt. Horace M. White of Co. E, Maine 1st Cavalry wrote to his sister in Houlton describing what he had heard of his regiment and the progress of the war.
White had been hospitalized since April with a wound to his foot. He commented that 500-600 Gettysburg wounded were at the hospital in Philadelphia, but he had not seen any from his regiment. He said many were wounded in the hands, arms, and head.
About This Item
- Title: Sgt. H.M. White on hospital, war news, 1863
- Creator: White, Horace M.
- Creation Date: 1863-07-15
- Subject Date: 1863
- Town: Philadelphia
- State: PA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 19.8 cm
- Local Code: Coll. S-1950, Misc. Box 93/11
- Collection: Horace M. White correspondence
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863
- Maine--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Campaigns
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Hospitals
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
- United States. Army. Maine Cavalry Regiment, 1st (1861-1865). Company E
- War--Relief of sick and wounded
- White family
- White, Angelia
- White, Horace M.--Correspondence
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