Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892,

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Samuel Wylie Crawford was an army surgeon and a Union general in the Civil War.

From the description of S. W. Crawford letter to Justice Blatchford, 1887 July 2. (University of California, Santa Barbara). WorldCat record id: 748442379

Brigadier General and U.S. Army surgeon in Civil War, and author of Genesis of the Civil War (published in 1887); native of Pennsylvania; graduated, 1846, from University of Pennsylvania, after which he studied medicine; in 1851 became an assistant surgeon in the U.S. army and served in various forts in the southwest, principally in Texas; in 1860, Crawford was stationed at Fort Moultrie and later at Fort Sumter (at Charleston, S.C.), where he commanded a battery during the bombardment from Confederate forces; retired from military service in 1873.

From the description of Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1886. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 34607885

Crawford, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and its medical school, entered the US Army as a surgeon. In 1861 he moved to the infantry and served there until he retired in 1873. At the time of the Battle of Gettysburg Crawford was in command of the Pennsylvania Reserves Division.

From the description of [Notes] 1863 Jul. 1-3, at the battlefield Gettysbg / S. W. Crawford. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 212205890

Physician and army officer of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981129

Assistant surgeon, U.S. Army, in Texas, New Mexico and Kansas, 1851-1860; Civil War general commanding various divisions; retired, 1873, as brigadier general.

From the description of Papers, 1883. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 28514918

Civil War historian, from Montgomery (Montgomery Co.), Ala.

From the description of Papers, 1861-1870. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20649275

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creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1827-1892. [Notes] 1863 Jul. 1-3, at the battlefield Gettysbg / S. W. Crawford. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Belmont, August, 1813-1890. August Belmont papers, 1853-1887. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Anderson, Robert, 1805-1871. Papers of Robert Anderson, 1819-1948 (bulk 1836-1870). Library of Congress
referencedIn Benson John Lossing Collection University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964. Anson Conger Goodyear collection, 1813-1890 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Alston, William Algernon, 1830-1867. Letter, 1861 Mar. 15, Charleston [S.C., to] Samuel Wylie Crawford. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Allen, Mary Rivers,. Collection of letters and autographs, 1846-1881. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Alabama. Governor (1868-1870 : Smith). Administrative files, 1867-1884. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Autograph File, C, 1554-2002. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Papers, 1861-1870. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Coolidge" to "Curtis". Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Commissioners of the Confederate States of America to the Government of the United States. Letter book, 1861 Feb. 27-Apr. 11. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1886. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Robert Anderson Papers, 1819-1948, (bulk 1836-1870) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1827-1892. Samuel Wylie Crawford papers, 1860-1892. Library of Congress
referencedIn Anson Conger Goodyear Collection, 1813-1890 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Gardner Rand, Troy, N.Y., 1874 Jan. 8. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Cockrell, Francis Marion, 1834-1915. Military officer correspondence, 1848-1904. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Records of the Adjutant General's Office. 1762 - 1984. Generals' Papers and Books. 1830 - 1884. Papers and Books of Samuel Wylie Crawford
referencedIn August Belmont papers, 1853-1887 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Papers, 1883. Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Gardner Rand, Troy, N.Y., 1874 Jan. 8. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Babb, James Elisha, 1864-1934. James E. Babb Memorial collection, 1860-1942 (inclusive). Yale University Library
creatorOf Samuel Wylie Crawford Papers, 1860-1892 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Townsend, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1817-1893. Letter : Washington, D.C, to Colonel S. W. Crawford, Washington, D.C., 1872 Jan. 25. Texas Christian University
referencedIn Alfred and Elizabeth Brand Collection of Civil War and Lee Family Papers, 1757-1925, (bulk 1838-1868) David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States Commandery of the State of Massachusetts Civil War collection, 1724-1933 (inclusive);, 1861-1912 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891. Papers of Benson John Lossing [manuscript], 1852-1892. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dawson, Henry B. (Henry Barton), 1821-1889. Letter, [188u?] Feb. 24 (Morrisonia, N.Y.) to Gen. [Samuel Wylie] Crawford. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1829-1892. Papers [microform]. University of Texas Libraries, University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Frederick M. Dearborn collection of military and political Americana, Part III: The Civil War: The Union, 1804-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Crawford, Samuel Wylie, 1827-1892. S. W. Crawford letter to Justice Blatchford, 1887 July 2. University of California, Santa Barbara, UCSB Library
referencedIn Walker, Leroy Pope, 1817-1884. Leroy Pope Walker correspondence, 1883 January 17. Library of Congress
referencedIn Photographic Portrait File The Huntington Library
referencedIn James E. Babb Memorial collection, 1860-1942 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Townsend, E. D. (Edward Davis), 1817-1893. Letter : Washington, D.C., to Colonel S.W. Crawford, Washington, D.C., 1872 Jan. 25. University of Chicago Library
referencedIn Philip Case Lockwood memorial collection of Civil War portraits and autographs, 1862-ca. 1886. Houghton Library.
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Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
United States
Alabama--Montgomery
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Charleston (S.C.)
South Carolina
Pennsylvania
United States
Alabama
United States
Charleston (S.C.)
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Montgomery (Ala.)
United States
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Fort Sumter (Charleston, S.C.)
Subject
Surgeons--Correspondence
Military supplies
Reconstruction
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863--Sources
Veterans--Correspondence
Riots
Occupation
Army officers
Physicians
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Birth 1827-11-08

Death 1892-11-03

English

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