Frothingham, William Walter, 1830-1885.
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Collection consists of family correspondence during Frothingham's Civil War service with George B. McClellan'sand John Pope's armies in Virginia during the Peninsular Campaign and at the second Battle of Bull Run, describing battles, hardships of camp life, and medical aid on the battlefields and in hospitals; commissions, sick reports, and other military papers; and miscellaneous notes relating to the Frothingham family. Also, a 1935 typewritten volume entitled "Genealogy of the Frothingham Family and Its Connections" by John P. Frothingham.
William Walter Frothingham (1830-1885) was a surgeon serving with the 44th Regiment of the New York Volunteers during the U.S. Civil War. He practiced medicine in the Washington Heights section of New York City before and after the war.
Controlled Access Terms
- Frothingham, Edward.
- Frothingham, William Walter, 1830-1885.
- Irving, Washington, 1783-1859.
- McClellan, George Brinton, 1826-1885.
- Pope, John, 1822-1892.
- Frost family.
- Frothingham family.
- Dodge family.
- Irwin family.
- United States. Army. Regiment, New York Infantry, 44th.
- Medicine, Military -- United States.
- Military hospitals -- United States.
- Peninsular Campaign, 1862.
- Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
- Military records.
Additional Creator Name
- Frothingham, John Pierre.