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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02657
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0067] 11-20 October 1783 
Title Certificate for the admission of wounded soldier Lewis Campbell, who was guarding George Washington
Date 15 October 1783
Author Jackson, Michael (1734-1801)  
Additional authors Eustis, William (1753-1825) Gibbs, Caleb (1748-1818) Townsend, David (1753-1829)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Certificate verifying the admission of Lewis Campbell, a soldier in the first New Jersey Regiment guarding George Washington, to the hospital "for the cure of a wound received thro' his body ..." Lewis was wounded at King's Bridge and sent to the hospital at Robinson's Farm. Page one is signed by William Eustis (Hospital Surgeon), Jackson (Colonel of the 3rd Massachusetts Regiment) and David Townsend (Hospital Surgeon). Page two, a certification of Campbell's service and wound received, is written and signed by Caleb Gibbs.
Subjects Military History  Revolutionary War  Continental Army  President  Revolutionary War General  Injury or Wound  Battle  Hospital  Health and Medical  
People Jackson, Michael (1734-1801)  Eustis, William (1753-1825)  Gibbs, Caleb (1748-1818)  Townsend, David (1753-1829)  Campbell, Lewis (fl. 1783)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme Creating a New Government; Health & Medicine; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859