Camp Letterman

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Camp Letterman
eponym: Dr Jonathan Letterman
Part of Army Medical Service
George Wolf farm east of Gettysburg,
Pennsylvania
, near the York Pike
Type military hospital (encampment)
Site information
Site history
Built 1863
In use 1863

Camp Letterman was an American Civil War military hospital near the Gettysburg Battlefield to treat more than 14,000 Union and 6,800 Confederate wounded of the Battle of Gettysburg.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Musto, R. J (July 2007). "The Treatment of the Wounded at Gettysburg: Jonathan Letterman: The Father of Modern Battlefield Medicine". Gettysburg Magazine (37): 125.