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Author Bennitt, John.

Title "I hope to do my country service" : the Civil War letters of John Bennitt, M.D., surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry / edited by Robert Beasecker ; with a foreword by William M. Anderson
Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 409 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Great Lakes books
Great Lakes books.
Contents ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""List of Maps""; ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Editor�s Note""; ""1 “I Am Not Very Anxious to Go into the Army�""; ""2 “I Am Near the Land of �Dixie��""; ""3 “Our Regiment Is Completely Destroyed�""; ""4 “I Am Beginning to Like the Service�""; ""5 “We Are Here among Secessionists�""; ""6 “Poor Rebels!�Poor Rebeldom!!�""; ""7 “We Expect to Be Soldiers in Earnest Now�""; ""8 “The Rebels Mean to Make an Obstinate Resistance Here�""; ""9 “A Glorious Future Awaits Our Country�""
""APPENDIX A: “When Will My Dear Husband Come Home to Remain?�""""APPENDIX B: “Timely Aid Rendered�""; ""APPENDIX C: Calendar of Bennitt Letters""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 391-394) and index
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Subject Bennitt, John. -- Correspondence.
United States. Army. Michigan Infantry Regiment, 19th (1862-1865)
Physicians -- United States -- Correspondence.
Military Medicine.
American Civil War.
General Surgery.
History, 19th Century.
Centreville (Mich.) -- Biography.
Michigan -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
Genre/Form Collected Correspondence.
Personal narratives.
Records and correspondence.
Personal correspondence.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Beasecker, Robert, 1946-
ISBN 0814337341 (electronic bk.)
9780814337349 (electronic bk.)