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Welsh, Jack D., 1928-



  • Existence: 1928-


Jack D. Welsh, a native of Grand Island, Nebraska, is also an alumnus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska College of Medicine-Omaha. He has served as Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine as well as an attending physician at hospitals and medical centers in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Welsh maintained an interest in the Civil War that increased as he continued to find mention of wounds and illnesses that debilitated or caused the death of military officers. His investigation into the medical histories of both Union and Confederate officers assists in delineating information about their lives and the practice of medicine at the time.

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Jack D. Welsh, M.D. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0079
Scope and Contents The Welsh collection consists of photocopies of the medical and pension records of Union generals who served in the U.S. Civil War. Some records include death certificates. The records detail the activities of officers during the war and items that provide justification for pensions. Welsh obtained the photocopies from the National Archives and used the materials as research for his book Medical Histories of Union Generals. Approximately 583 records are included in the collection. The...
Dates: 1820-1996; Majority of material found within 1840-1900