Brinton, John H. (John Hill), 1832-1907

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Dates:
Birth 1832-05-21
Death 1907-03-18
Gender:
Male
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Physician and first curator of the Army Medical Museum.

From the description of Brinton collection, 1851-1902. (Armed Forces Institute of Pathology Association Library). WorldCat record id: 70938880

John Hill Brinton was a brigade surgeon in the Civil War. He worked in various capacities for the United States government from 1861 to 1865. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1850. He received his medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia in 1852.

From the description of John Hill Brinton's college and medical school diary, 1848-1851 (inclusive) (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 144916621

John Hill Brinton was a brigade surgeon in the Civil War. He worked in various capacities for the United States government from 1861 to 1865.

From the description of John Hill Brinton's notes on cases. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122542540

John Hill Brinton was a brigade surgeon in the Civil War. He worked in various capacities for the United States government from 1861 to 1865. He graduated from the University of Pennsyvania in 1850. He received his medical degree from Jefferson College in Philadelphia in 1852.

From the description of John Hill Brinton's college and medical school diary, 1848-1851 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702207588

John Hill Brinton, Philadelphia surgeon, was born in 1832. He received an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College in 1852. He married Sarah Ward in 1866. Brinton died in 1907.

After receiving his medical degree, Brinton became a lecturer on operative surgery at Jefferson. He began his service in the U.S. Army in 1861. After participating in several campaigns, he was assigned to the Office of the Surgeon General in Washington, D.C. During his tenure in the Surgeon General's Office, Brinton established the Army Medical Museum. In 1864, Brinton was made Superintendent and Director of General Hospitals in Nashville, Tenn. After resigning from military service in 1865, he returned to Jefferson Medical College and, in 1882, succeeded Samuel D. Gross as Professor of the Practice of Surgery and Clinical Surgery. In addition to his professorship at Jefferson, Brinton was a visiting surgeon to St. Joseph's Hospital, Philadelphia Hospital, and Jefferson College Hospital.

From the description of Papers, 1853-1896. (College of Physicians of Philadelphia). WorldCat record id: 122689601

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Subjects:

  • Medical education--History
  • United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Government Agencies--organization & administration
  • Government Agencies--history
  • Surgery

Occupations:

  • Surgeons
  • Physicians--United States
  • Museum curators--Washington (D.C.)

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)