William R. McMahan Collection Finding Aid

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dc.contributor.other Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Special Collections and University Archives
dc.coverage.temporal 1861-1895 en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-26T21:52:32Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-26T21:52:32Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01-22
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1803/3881
dc.description Finding aid for a collection. Collection description: A handwritten diary kept from 1861 to 1865, a transcript of the diary, and a published book, History of the Fifty-Eight Regiment of Indiana Volunteer Infantry, by John J. Hight (1895). The diary describes military life and various Civil War campaigns, such as Chattanooga, Chickamauga, Lookout Mountain and Atlanta. William R. McMahan was born in 1843 in Indiana. He enlisted as a private for service in the 58th Volunteer Infantry on Sept. 10, 1861. At war's end he was discharged as a first lieutenant. He studied medicine and in 1868 graduated from Rush Medical College of Chicago. He was a faculty member of Evansville Medical College from 1882-1884. en_US
dc.description.uri http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/speccol/mcmahanw.shtml en_US
dc.format.extent 1 document (2 pages) en_US
dc.format.mimetype application/PDF
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher Vanderbilt University en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Jean and Alexander Heard Library en_US
dc.source.uri http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/speccol/index.shtml
dc.subject McMahan, William R., b. 1843 -- Archives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Soldiers -- Indiana -- Archives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Army -- Officers -- Archives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- Army -- Indiana Infantry Regiment, 58th (1861-1865) -- Archives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Physicians -- Indiana -- Archives en_US
dc.subject.lcsh United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives -- Archival resources en_US
dc.title William R. McMahan Collection Finding Aid en_US
dc.type Text
dc.type Finding aid
dc.source.collection William R. McMahan Collection. Vanderbilt University, Special Collections and University Archives. Coll MSS 278. en_US

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