May 16, 1864

Abraham Lincoln Appoints Henry Ernest Goodman as Surgeon of Civil War Union Volunteer Army

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Goodman, an eminent and much-loved Philadelphia physician, served with distinction during the War of the Rebellion; he ended the war as Medical Director of the Army of Georgia, with the rank and pay of Colonel.
 
This document promoted Goodman from an Assistant Surgeon to Surgeon.
Document Signed, as president, partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, 1 page, large folio, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1864; being an elaborately engraved military appointment, naming H.E. Goodman a Surgeon in the Volunteer Army. Co-signed by Secretary of War EDWIN STANTON. With blue wafer seal affixed.
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