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Camp Chase surgeon's report
Description: This Civil War-era surgeon's report dated August 4, 1862, describes the conditions of the training camp and Confederate prison at Camp Chase, located in Columbus, Ohio. Post-surgeon L. C. Brown outlines the layout of the camp, hygienic issues of concern to its inhabitants, and the general health of those housed at the camp and in its hospital. Established in 1861, Camp Chase served as a recruitment and training center for the Union Army and as a prison camp for captured Confederate soldiers during the Civil War. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA7105_GRVF25_F10_01_01
Subjects: Camp Chase (Ohio); Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Medical care; Civil War--Prisoners and prisons; Military encampments;
Places: Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)