A certification by Dr Charles L Duffell in support of a 30 day furlough for Private Eugene A Puffer of the 21st Massachusetts Infantry. Written on 29 September 1862 at the Big Spring field hospital on the Russell/Geeting Farm not far from the Antietam battlefield in Keedysville, MD. It was also known as the Crystal Spring or Locust Spring hospital.

This document is from Private Puffer’s Compiled Service Record jacket at the US National Archives.

Please Leave a Reply