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    • Letter to James Anderson from George Washington Parke Custis, June 26, 1806

    • African Americans; Slavery--United States; Slaves; Slaveholders; Plantations; Arlington House, the Robert E. Lee Memorial (Va.); Anderson, James; Custis, George Washington Parke, 1781-1857; Thornton, William, 1759-1828
    • Letter to James Anderson, manager of the White House Plantation from George Washington Parke Custis, the grandson of Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, from Mt. Washington. The letter concerns the management of the properties, sale of livestock,...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • Letter to Abraham. L. Pennock, June 18, 1845

    • Antislavery movements; London Yearly Meeting (Religious Society of Friends); Society of Friends; Quakers; Quaker abolitionists; Slavery--United States; Pennock, Abraham Liddon, 1786-1868; Dirkind, Alexander
    • Letter to Quaker abolitionist Abraham L. Pennock in Haverford, Pennsylvania from a fellow Quaker in England cautioning him about activism with Abolitionist societies in America. The correspondent also inquires about the availability of work and...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 071]

    • Bennitt, John; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt to his wife Charlotte, June 1, 1863. During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th regiment, and is captured by...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 093]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, September 6, 1863. During this time, Bennitt leaves Nashville, Tennessee to rejoin Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland as it begins the Tullahome campaign against...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 116]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, December 11 and 13, 1863. During this time, Bennitt’s regiment is ordered to McMinnville, Tennessee, to garrison the town on a Confederate communications...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 128]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, January 24 and 25, 18644. During this time, Bennitt reports on his position as Surgeon in Charge of the General Hospital and life in McMinnville, Tennessee. This group...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 030]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt to his wife Charlotte, October 12, 1862. During this time, Bennitt enlists as an assistant surgeon in the 19th Michigan Infantry. Bennitt’s regiment moves from Dowagiac, Michigan to Cincinnati, where it joins...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 170]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, July 30 and 31, 1864. During this time, Bennitt describes the battles in Atlanta from the vantage point of the hospitals. The 20th Army Corps leaves Atlanta for...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 059]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, March 21, 1863. During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 104]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, October 26, 1863. During this time, Bennitt’s regiment is ordered to McMinnville, Tennessee, to garrison the town on a Confederate communications route....
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 181]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, October 21, 1864. During this time, Bennitt describes the battles in Atlanta from the vantage point of the hospitals. The 20th Army Corps leaves Atlanta for Savannah....
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 203]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, April 25, 1865. During this time, Bennitt takes his medical exams in Cincinnati and visits his family in Centreville. He is sent to Charleston, South Carolina,...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 038]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt to his wife Charlotte, December 4, 1862. During this time, Bennitt enlists as an assistant surgeon in the 19th Michigan Infantry. Bennitt’s regiment moves from Dowagiac, Michigan to Cincinnati, where it joins...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 049]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, January 17, 1863. During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 072]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, June 11, 1863. During this time, Bennitt leaves Nashville, Tennessee to rejoin Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland as it begins the Tullahome campaign against Bragg’s...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 129]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, January 31, 1864. During this time, Bennitt reports on his position as Surgeon in Charge of the General Hospital and life in McMinnville, Tennessee. This group of...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 191]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, February 26, 1865. During this time, Bennitt takes his medical exams in Cincinnati and visits his family in Centreville. He is sent to Charleston, South...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 031]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt to his wife Charlotte, October 12, 1862. During this time, Bennitt enlists as an assistant surgeon in the 19th Michigan Infantry. Bennitt’s regiment moves from Dowagiac, Michigan to Cincinnati, where it joins...
    • John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 060]

    • Bennitt, John; United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865); Surgeons; Correspondence; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care; United States. Army. Corps, 20th
    • Correspondence from John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, March 28, 1863. During this time, Bennitt works as a hospital surgeon and treats the wounded of the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He is reassigned to the 19th...

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