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Joynes, L. S. (Levin Smith)




Letter from Joseph A. McCormick to L. S. Joynes asking him to present his application for transfer to the Surgeon General.


Wrights Brig[ade]: Hosp[ital] Near Petersburg Oct[ober] 10th 1864 L[evin S[mith] Joynes M.D. Richmond Va Dear Sir Enclosed you will please find my application to Surgeon Gen[era]l to be transfered to Richmond in order that I may attend your Medical School this winter In your letter to me (21st Aug[ust]) you advised me to persue this course and you would see that my application met the attention of Surgeon Gen[era]l I am extremly anxious to complete my medical studies as early as possible and any assistance you can be to aid my transfer will be confering a lasting favor Very Respectfully Jos[eph] H. McCormick Hosp[ital] Stew[ard] 48th Ga Reg[iment] Jospeh H. McCormick H[ospital] S[teward] 48th Ga Reg[imen]t Oct[ober]. 10 1864 Enclosed application for transfer to Richmond Application presented to Surgeon General Oct. 17

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 10; 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 10



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