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Scope and Contents The Thomas Winston Papers, concerning Winston's service in the 92nd Illinois Infantry during the Civil War as a medical doctor. Includes copies of letters, 1862-1865, mostly to his wife, and a copy of his diary, December 1863-June 1864, 1865, and 1866. Clear and expressive writer, Winston describes all that he does and sees while encamped with the 92nd. He gives a detailed account of the practice of medicine at that time and his opinions on other surgeons he works with and the red tape involved...
Dates: Created: 1862-1866; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1973
Found in: Manuscript Collection