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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from Joseph A. McCormick to L. S. Joynes requesting information on his application for a transfer to Richmond.


Near Petersburg Oct[ober] 14th 1864 L[evin] S[mith] Joynes M.D. Richmond Va. Dear Sir On the 11th inst[ant] I forwarded you my application to Surg[eon] Gen[era]l to be trans- fered to Richmond so that I might be able to attend your med[ical] school. If you have not presented it to the Surg[eon] Gen[era]l please return it: unless you think my chance is very good in obtaining it. But if you have will you be so kind as to inform me the result of his endorsement. Anxiously awaiting your reply. I am Dr. Very Respectfully Jos[eph] H. McCormick Hosp[ital] Stew[ar]d 48th G[eorgi]a Reg[imen]t [Marginal Note:] address 48th Ga Reg[imen]t Wright's Brig[ade] A[rmy] [of] N[orthern]. Va Jos[eph] H. McCormick Hospital Steward 48th G[eorgi]a Reg[imen]t Aug. 13th 1864 Desiring a transfer to Richmond to attend Medical Lectures

Corporate Name Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- History -- 19th century

Topical Subject

Medical colleges -- Virginia -- Richmond -- History -- Archives

Geographic Subject

Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Archives

Corporate Medical Subject

Medical College of Virginia -- history

Topical Medical Subject

Schools, Medical -- history -- Virginia


Richmond (Va.)

Original Item Size

2 p.


letters (correspondence)

Local Genre

text; archives



Digital Format



This material is in the public domain in the United States and thus is free of any copyright restriction. Acknowledgement of Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.


Sanger Historical Files (1859-1865), Excerpts

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Civil War Hospital Stewards


Original letter: Letter from Joseph H. McCormick to L. S. Joynes, 1864 October 14; War, Civil Hospital Stewards; Sanger Historical Files, Accession Number # 82/Jan/1, Special Collections and Archives, VCU Health Sciences Library, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Va.

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Letter from Joseph H. McCormick to L. S. Joynes, 1864 October 14



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