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Collection Reference Number GLC03859.33
From Archive Folder Collection of Byron E. Churchill 
Title Byron Churchill revealing that another bone has been removed from his toe and delayed his recovery
Date 17 June 1865
Author Churchill, Byron (fl. 1862-1900)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Churchill's doctor has taken another bone out of his toe, thus his recovery has been slightly delayed. He seems bored and restless ("I can't find anything to do….I have nothing to write so I do this to amuse myself…"), and asks the recipient to send him a couple of pouches of tobacco.
Subjects Civil War  Military History  Union Forces  Union Soldier's Letter  Soldier's Letter  Infantry  Hospital  Health and Medical  Injury or Wound  Tobacco and Smoking  
People Churchill, Byron (fl. 1862-1900)  Churchill, Drazilla (fl. 1862-1865)  
Place written David's Island, New York
Theme The American Civil War; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection Papers and Images of the American Civil War
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Unit 15th Michigan Infantry, A company