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Dr. James W. Herty papers

Dr. James W. Herty papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dr. James W. Herty papers
Creator: Herty, James William, 1838-1877
Inclusive Dates: 1859
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2407
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

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

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

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

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

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1859