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Bennitt, John

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Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, May 21, 1865. During this time, Bennitt takes his medical exams in Cincinnati and visits his family in Centreville. He is sent to Charleston, South Carolina, where his regiment is engaged in the Carolinas campaign. Confederates surrender and the 19th Michigan is transported to Detroit where they are mustered out in June. This group of letters is transcribed and footnoted in Chapter 9 of I Hope to Do My Country Service.

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