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Guide to the William Henry Campbell Correspondence 1855-1864

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Campbell, William Henry, Correspondence

Dates:

1855-1864

Manuscript Number:

Crerar Ms 238

Size:

1 box

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

Letters (1862-1864) from William Henry Campbell, acting assistant surgeon aboard the U.S.S. Commodore McDonough during the Civil War, to his wife Mary Upham Campbell, Watertown, Massachusetts. Stationed most of the time in South Carolina, Campbell related what he observed of plantation and military life.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Campbell, William Henry, Correspondence, Crerar Ms 238, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

Primarily handwritten letters (1862-1864) from William Henry Campbell, acting assistant surgeon aboard the U.S.S. Commodore McDonough during the Civil War, to his wife Mary Upham Campbell, Watertown, Massachusetts. Stationed most of the time in South Carolina, Campbell related what he observed of plantation and military life.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Crerar Ms 238