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The John H. Warner collection consists of thirty-eight letters written by Warner to family members and friends during the period October 1, 1862 - May 5, 1865. The affectionate, optimistic letters provide a picture of camp, and later hospital life during the Civil War through the eyes of a young soldier from New York.

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Publication Date

May 2000


Civil War, 109th New York, 9th Corps, Army of the Potomac, Wilderness Campaign, Civil War Medicine, Civil War Field Hospital, Civil War Correspondence


History | History of Science, Technology, and Medicine | Military History | United States History

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Finding Aid

MS-020: The Papers of John H. Warner