Abraham Slough Letters

Letter from John M. Stucky
Senior Assistant Surgeon,
59th Indiana Infantry
to "Surgeon in Charge Hospital"

January 21, 1863

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                                            Camp 59th Ind Infty
                                                         Near Memphis Tenn
                                                                         Jan 21st 1863 

Surgeon in Charge Hospital 

                                 The Bearer Abram Slough
1st Sergeant Co. A 59th. Ind ~ Has been in
feeble health for Some Months with
Chronic Diarrhea ~ It would facilitate
his recovery if he Can be Sent to a Northern
hospital ~ I am convinced that his recovery
is far in the future & doubtful if he is
Compelled to remain in this climate
  Will  You favor My wishes respecting him       

                               Your Most Obedient Servant           

                                          John M Stucky
                                           Sen Ast Surg 59th. Ind Infty



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capitalization are identical.  Words that are unclear have been enclosed in brackets.