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B067: Papers of Theodore Julius Bluthardt, October 1861-September 1864

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Identifier: A0286-00092

Title: B067: Papers of Theodore Julius Bluthardt, October 1861-September 1864

Description:

Theodore J. Bluthardt was mustered into the 1st Illinois Cavalry as an assistant surgeon in August 1861. After being wounded at the Battle of Lexington, Mo., he was sent to St. Louis where he worked at a hospital. In April 1862, he was commissioned surgeon of the 23rd Missouri Infantry. He was discharged for disability in January 1864, but later reentered the service as surgeon of the 144th Illinois Infantry. He died January 14, 1906, in Barmen, Germany.

Contains official military papers regarding the service of Theodore Bluthardt, including special orders, a muster-in roll, medical certificates, and correspondence.

Rights:

Place: United States
Missouri
Illinois

Dates: 1861-1864

Type(s): Documentary Artifacts
Folder

Maker/Creator: Bluthardt, Theodore Julius, -1906

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Medical care
Armed Forces
Physicians

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