BUST VIEW OF LONG SERVING NEW YORK SURGEON RICHARD H. COOLIDGE

$120.00
Originally $145.00

Quantity Available: 1

Item Code: P14183

Shipping: Determined by Method & Location of buyer

To Order:
Call 717-334-0347,
Fax 717-334-5016, or E-mail

Image is a bust view engraving of Dr. Richard H. Coolidge.

Image is in very nice condition. Mount and paper are good. Period ink inscription under the image reads “DR. COOLIDGE.”

Reverse has modern ID in pencil

Richard Henry Coolidge was born in Poughkeepsie, New York on March 10, 1820.

Coolidge was commissioned an assistant surgeon in the US Army on August 16, 1841 and was assigned to Fort Fairfield in Maine. He would remain there until July 1843 when he was transferred to Fort Gibson, Oklahoma.

He was serving in Washington, D.C. in 1850 when President Zachary Taylor became ill. Dr. Coolidge was called in to be part of his medical team but Taylor died on July 9.

In 1859 he was serving at West Point and when the Civil War began he was assigned to the Army Medical Staff. He was commissioned lieutenant colonel & medical inspector on June 11, 1862.

He died in North Carolina on January 23, 1866 and is buried in Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.  [AD] [p:L]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS.

THANK YOU!

Inquire »

Inquire About BUST VIEW OF LONG SERVING NEW YORK SURGEON RICHARD H. COOLIDGE

should be empty

featured item

VERY SCARCE 1799-1800 SWAN CONTRACT VIRGINIA MILITIA REGIMENTALLY MARKED MUSKET: 42nd REGIMENT, PITTSYLVANIA

This musket is stamped “42. VA. REGT. PITTSYLVANIA” on the barrel, was later altered to percussion and then shortened for use in the civilian market. It is a scarce survivor from muskets delivered to Virginia by Jame Swan of Boston in January… (1000-241). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

26
Nov
Instagram