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Title: Aaron Smith to Walt Whitman, 14 May 1864

Date: May 14, 1864

Whitman Archive ID: nyp.00228

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Carver Hospital
Washington D.C.
May 14th 1864

Mr Walt Whitman Dear Sir

Will you please come to this Hospital as soon as possible, and see a member of your Brothers Company. immediately after I was wounded the Capt gave me your address and told me to send for you as soon as I got here. I arrived here this morning. You will find me in Ward 23.

Very Respy Your Obdt Servt
Aaron Smith

P.S. I will enclose the Capt's address to you AS


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