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Pages 1, 5-8 of a journal kept by Dr. John P. Haggott documenting his trip down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers from his home in Franklin, Ohio, to Yazoo City, Mississippi, and back in 1845. Haggott (born circa 1810) practiced in West Chester, Ohio, from 1828 to 1830, in Franklin for 12 years and then moved to Sidney. In October 1861 he was appointed surgeon of the 57th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He fell ill after the Battle of Shiloh and died in April 1862, in St. Louis, Missouri. A transcription of excerpts from the journal is available in the finding aid.

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sc.0220.001_013.001

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1845

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Haggott, John P., Mississippi River Region--History--19th century.

John P. Haggott journal, 1845

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