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Hiram Wesley Catlin diary

Label
Hiram Wesley Catlin diary, 1846-1847
Title
Hiram Wesley Catlin diary
Inclusive dates
1846-1847
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection contains a copy of Catlin's diary kept while an army doctor during the Mexican-American War. Catlin writes about the diseases and injuries faced by solders, the places he visited, and the Battle of Buena Vista
Biographical or historical data
Hiram Wesley Catlin was born November 27, 1820, in Indiana. He attended Louisville Medical College in Kentucky, and served as a surgeon in the Second Regiment, Indiana Infantry, during the Mexican-American War. Upon returning to Indiana, Catlin married Rachel Hickman on January 6, 1848, in Floyd County, Indiana. In 1853, he served as a member of the Indiana General Assembly. Catlin and his family moved to St. Peter, Minnesota, in 1855. Catlin lived there and worked as a physician until his death, May 26, 1861.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1820-1861
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Catlin, Hiram Wesley
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  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Buena Vista, Battle of, Mexico, 1847
Label
Hiram Wesley Catlin diary
Instantiates
Note
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20644286
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949892920
  • (OCoLC)949892920
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Hiram Wesley Catlin diary
Note
Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20644286
Extent
1 folder
Governing access note
The collection is open for research use
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn949892920
  • (OCoLC)949892920
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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