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Collection Number: 05394-z

Collection Title: Albert A. Chase Papers, 1865-1866

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Size 8 items
Abstract Albert A. Chase served in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment as acting assistant surgeon from 7 April to 28 June 1865. At the end of the war, Chase was contracted by the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land, commonly known as the Freedmen's Bureau, to serve as a physician in the Raleigh district of North Carolina. The collection contains Albert A. Chase's commission as assistant surgeon in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, orders to report for duty at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, two documents related to an invoice for medical and hospital property given to Chase, and an order form for the Turkish Medical Company. Other items include the contract of employment with the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land and orders to report for duty at Raleigh, N.C.
Creator Chase, Albert A., b. 1837.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Albert A. Chase Papers #5394-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Purchased from Historical Collectible Auctions, Burlington, N.C., in July 2008 (Acc. 100956).
Sensitive Materials Statement
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Albert A. Chase was born in 1837 in Meredith, N.H. He studied medicine at Dartmouth Medical School and graduated in 1865. In April 1865, Chase enlisted in the 19th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment and served as an assistant surgeon until mustering out in June 1865. In 1866, Chase was hired by the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land to serve as a medical officer in Raleigh, N.C.

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The collection contains Albert A. Chase's commission as assistant surgeon in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, orders to report for duty at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, two documents related to an invoice for medical and hospital property given to Chase and an order form for the Turkish Medical Company. Other items include the contract of employment with the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land and orders to report for duty at Raleigh, N.C.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Allison Moore, November 2010

Encoded by: Allison Moore, November 2010

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