Charles H. Crane
|Charles Henry Crane|
July 19, 1825|
Newport, Rhode Island
|Died||October 10, 1883
|Allegiance||United States of America
||United States Army
|Years of service||1848–1883|
|Rank||Brigadier general |
|Commands held||Surgeon General of the Army|
American Civil War
Charles Henry Crane B.A. M.A. M.D. (July 19, 1825 – October 10, 1883) was an American physician and the 13th Surgeon General of the United States Army (1882–1883). He was the son of Colonel Ichabod B. Crane
On April 9, 1866, President Andrew Johnson nominated Crane for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier general in the Regular Army, to rank from March 13, 1865, and the United States Senate confirmed the appointment on May 4, 1866.
Crane began to serve as Acting Surgeon General of the Army when his predecessor resigned. Crane was subsequently nominated by President Chester A. Arthur for the permanent position. Crane's nomination was confirmed by the United States Senate on August 7, 1882, and he formally entered into his office on August 9, 1882.
- List of American Civil War brevet generals (Union)
- List of Massachusetts generals in the American Civil War
- Massachusetts in the American Civil War
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- New York Times, "Surgeon General Crane Dead."
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- New York Times, "The Senate's Executive Work."
- Pilcher, James Evelyn (1905). The Surgeon Generals of the Army of the United States of America. Carlisle, PA: Association of Military Surgeons of the United States. p. 67.
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- Eicher, John H.; Eicher, David J. (2001). Civil War High Commands. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-3641-1.
- New York Times Obituary: Surgeon General Crane Dead. An Illness Which Terminates Suddenly - His Probable Successor. New York, NY: New York Times,(October 11, 1883), p. 4.
- New York Times The Senate's Executive Work. John A. Luby Confirmed as Surveyor at Albany - A new Surgeon General., New York, NY: New York Times, (August 8, 1882), p. 1.
- New York Times National Capital Topics; News and Orders for the Army and Navy., New York, NY: New York Times, August 10, 1882, p. 3.
- Pilcher, James Evelyn.: The Surgeon Generals of the Army of the United States of America: A Series of Biographical Sketches of the Senior Officers of the Military Medical Service from the American Revolution to the Philippine Pacification (1905) pp. 64–66
- Special Dispatches to The New York Times, Washington News.; Final Adjournment of Congress to December. Scenes and Incidents of an All Night Session. Sharp Struggle on the Omnibus Appropriation Bill. Increased Pay to Members Goes Through by One Majority. Also a Modified Extension of Bounties. Final Disposition of the Tennessee Senator's Case. Mr. Patterson Permitted to Take the Oath if He Chooses. Passage of the Army Bill Making a Large Increase of Force. The President Supposed to Have Pocketed the Nebraska Bill., New York, NY: New York Times, (July 29, 1866), p. 1.
Joseph K. Barnes
|Surgeons General of the U. S. Army