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Samuel E. Lewis papers, 1861-1917

Dr. Samuel E. Lewis

Dr. Samuel E. Lewis, in 1904.

Public domain

Location
Virginia Historical Society (Richmond, Va.) External Link
Background
Assistant Surgeon with the Army of the Confederate States of America. After the war, he resumed his medical practice in Washington, D.C. He was elected Commander of Charles Broadway Rouss Camp No. 1191 of the United Confederate Veterans (UCV).
Contents
Correspondence, notes, real property records, and other papers relating to Lewis's service in Medical Dept. of Confederate Army, practice as a physician and pharmacist in Washington, D.C., and activities as member and officer of various Confederate veterans' organizations, including local and national societies of United Confederate Veterans and Association of Medical Officers of the Army and Navy of the Confederacy; together with materials concerning the reburial of Confederate dead in Arlington National Cemetery, identification and marking of Confederate graves in northern cemeteries, and the history of Confederate battle flags and official seals.

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