1882 COPY OF REGIMENTAL SURGEONS & ASSISTANT SURGEONS DURING THE WAR OF THE REBELLION - POSSIBLE ID TO 4TH KENTUCKY SURGEON

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Hardbound done in brown cloth with the title in gold on the cover. Cover edges are worn as is the spine edges but nothing serious.

Volume meas. approx. 6.00 x 9.25 inches and runs 320 pages. Entries are arranged by state by regiment and include US Colored Troops. Name, position and home address as of 1882 are listed. Only Union surgeons and assistant surgeons are listed.

Interior is clean with a good binding.

The book was printed for use by the United States Pension Office.

Inside front cover on the first blank page is an inscription that reads “C. H. BUTLER / JULY 28TH 1890 FROM HIS BROTHER JOHN H. BUTLER / WASHINGTON CITY /D.C.” Directly opposite of this on the back side of the front cover is a bookplate for a “B. L. Butler.”

A search of records show only one C. H. Butler who served as a Surgeon and that would be Charles H. Butler of the 4th Kentucky Cavalry. Butler was born in Indiana in 1820 and enlisted at Louisville, Kentucky on December 13, 1861. He was appointed Assistant Surgeon on Christmas Eve 1861. He rose to be Surgeon on October 1, 1863 and was discharged August 21, 1865.

The 4th Kentucky Cavalry served in the Department and Army of the Ohio until October 1864 when it was moved to the Department of the Mississippi. The regiment took part in 29 battles and skirmishes to include Stones River, Spring Hill and Chickamauga. During service it lost 179 men killed, died of wounds and disease. [ad]

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