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Surgeon , army officer

Jonathan Letterman, American army officer, surgeon.

Background

Letterman, Jonathan was born on December 11, 1824 in Canonsburg, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jonathan Letterman.

Education

Graduate Jefferson College, 1845. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, 1849.

Career

Assistant surgeon United States Army, serving on Western and Southwestern frontiers, 1849-1861. Assigned to Army of Potomac, 1861. Surgeon, major, 1862, appointed medical director Army of Potomac.

Organizer system of field medical service featuring mobile hospitals and ambulance service which became standard for entire United States Army.

Connections

Married Mary Lee, October 1863.

father:
Jonathan Letterman. Letterman

spouse:
Mary Lee