John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 206]

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John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 206]

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Correspondence from surgeon John Bennitt of Centreville, Michigan to his wife Charlotte, May 6, 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.

Date

1865-05-06

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

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I Hope to Do My Country Service: the Civil War letters of John Bennitt, M.D., Surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry, part of collection with diaries published by Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 2005.

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RHC-43_JB206

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eng

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Bennitt, John, “John Bennitt to his wife [Letter 206],” Digital Collections, accessed February 1, 2023, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/9667.
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