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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from Joseph H. McCormick to L. S. Joynes asking for a catalog and information on transferring to Richmond to attend medical lectures.


H[ea]d Q[ua]rt[ers] Med[ical] Depart[ment] Wrights Brig[ade] Aug[ust] 13th 1864 To President Medical Collge Richmond Va Dear Sir Will you be kind enough to send me a [crossout illegable] Copy of your last Catalogue. I wish to get a transfer to Richmond this winter in order that I may be able to continue my medical studies. Any informa- tion respecting a transfer will be thankfully recieved. or information in response to the school prices. etc. etc. I am sir Very Respectfully your Obt. Servt. Jos[eph] H. McCormick Hosp[ital] Stew[ard] 48th G[eorgi]a Reg[iment] P.S. Early Attention is Requested J[oseph].H. McCormick H[ospital]. S[teward]. 48th Ga Reg[men]t Oct[ober]. 14 1864

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 August 13; 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 August 13



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