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Sherwood, Jesse, 1843-1912 : Jesse Sherwood Papers, 1862-1931

Logs and mementos of Jesse Sherwood of Missouri and Chicago, who served as a surgeonís steward during the Civil War on the gunboat USS Somerset. Includes 3 medals, his resignation letter, pension documents and information on the fate of the Somerset. Also, a folio album with photographs of Sherwood and his family, a carte de visite and a daguerreotype.
Extent: 1.1 linear feet - (1 box and 1 oversize box)
Subjects: Chicago, Civil War
Call Number: Vault Case MS 10037
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The Jesse Sherwood Papers are open for research in the Special Collections Reading Room; 5 folders at a time maximum (Priority II).