|Title||Ransford E. Van Giesen Assistant Surgeon Commission|
|Creator||United States. Navy.|
|Dates of Creation||04/14/1862|
|Scope & Content||Commission appointing Ransford E. Van Giesen to Assistant Surgeon in the Navy, dated April 14, 1862; signed Gideon Welles (Secretary of the Navy).|
Van Gieson, Rainsford E.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865.
|Credit line||Gift of Mrs. Isaac Walker|