Creator: Chase, Albert A., b. 1837.
Collection number: 5394-z
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Abstract: Albert A. Chase served in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment as acting assistant surgeon from 7 April to 28 June 1865. At the end of the war, Chase was contracted by the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land, commonly known as the Freedmen’s Bureau, to serve as a physician in the Raleigh district of North Carolina. The collection contains Albert A. Chase’s commission as assistant surgeon in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment, orders to report for duty at the headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, two documents related to an invoice for medical and hospital property given to Chase, and an order form for the Turkish Medical Company. Other items include the contract of employment with the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Land and orders to report for duty at Raleigh, N.C.
Repository: Southern Historical Collection
Collection Highlights: In Folder 1 there is a contract for Chase’s employment with the Bureau of Refugees, Freedman, and Abandoned Land, along with orders to report for duty in Raleigh, N.C.