Samuel Wylie Crawford Papers 1860-1892

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Samuel Wylie Crawford Papers, 1860-1892

Samuel Wylie Crawford Papers 1860-1892

Physician and army officer. Diary, correspondence, memoranda, registers and returns of troops and artillery, sketches, photographs, and other items relating chiefly to events while Crawford was an assistant surgeon at Fort Sumter during the early months of 1861.

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