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1861 Oct. 20 - 1864 Feb. 3
Inclusive dates
1861 Oct. 20 - 1864 Feb. 3
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Language
eng
Summary
Letterbook, 1861-1864, of Andrew J. Foard (ca. 1823-1868) containing his correspondence and orders as the Medical Director, Army of Mississippi (later called the Western Department) and the Army of Tennessee, Confederate States of America, October 1861 to February 1864. Most of the entries date from June 1862 to February 1864, when Andrew J. Foard served as Medical Director. Earlier entries are for correspondence and orders received and issued by Foard's predecessor, David W. Yandell
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  • Described
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Biographical or historical data
Andrew J. Foard was born about 1823 in Baldwin County, Georgia, to Wyatt Foard (1796-1831) and Mary C. McCarty Foard. He became a doctor and joined the Army. When the Civil War began Foard joined the Confederate Army as a surgeon and served as medical director of the Western Department. Foard died in Charleston, South Carolina, in March 1868, and was buried in the city cemetery in Milledgeville, Georgia.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Letterbook
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Ferguson, Elizabeth C.
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000495309
Type of unit
v. ( 404 p.)

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