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Partially Printed, filled out manuscript, 6" x 4" on necessity paper, titled "Head Quarters, Examining Committee" datelined Camp Holmes N. Ca, May 23rd, 1863. In large part, I certify on honor that I have carefully examined D.A. Haws, a private Provincial Co G, 28th Regiment, N.C. Troops (the word Militia has been crossed out) and find him incompetent of performing the duties of a soldier because of great debility from an attack of pneumonia, I do not believe he will be able for service in less than twenty-five days.' Signed by Henry R. Cochran, asst Surgeon P.C.S.A. Docket by Robert Elbber, Surgeon 28 NC. Camp Holmes was a Confederate camp of instruction, training ground likely named for Lt. Gen. Theophilus H. Holmes. Theophilus Hunter Holmes, Confederate general, was born near Clinton in Sampson County, North Carolina. His father was governor of the state from 1821 to 1824. In 1825 young Holmes entered West Point, from which he was graduated in 1829 in the same class as Robert E. Lee and one year behind Jefferson Davis. Holmes was a senior officer of the Confederate States Army who commanded infantry in the Eastern and Trans-Mississippi theaters of the American Civil War.
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North Carolina PCSA Confederate Medical Document

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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $125.00
Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Saturday, May 30, 2020.
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