Two copies (one full, one partial) of a daily journal kept by U.S. Army surgeon Edward Worrell. The journal is noteworthy
for its insights into the day-to-day life of a solider in the American West, as well as the attitudes of such soldiers on
Native American culture.
Edward Worrell was born in Delaware; he left civilian life to serve as an assistant surgeon at Fort Gibson, a post he held
from 1832-1833. He was honorably discharged in 1842 and died in 1877.
68 leaves : paper ; 250 x 205 mm.
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