Dr. James W. Herty papers

Dr. James W. Herty papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Herty, James William, 1838-1877
Title: Dr. James W. Herty papers
Dates: 1859
Quantity: 1.0 folder(s)
Coll. Number: ms2407

Biographical/Historical Note

James William Herty (1838-1877) from Milledgeville, Georgia, studied medicine at the University of New York and joined the United States Navy in 1859 as an assistant surgeon. He resigned his commission in 1861 and later served for the Confederacy.

Harrington, Hugh T. "James W. Herty, United States Navy and Confederate States Navy." Civil War Milledgeville. Charleston: History Press, 2005. p. [33]-36. Print.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of two letters, a thesis, and a questionnaire regarding Herty’s personal and educational history.

Index Terms

Herty, James -- Correspondence
Physicians--Georgia--History--19th century.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Dr. James W. Herty papers, ms2407, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1859