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Dr John Thomas Metcalfe
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Birth: Jul. 10, 1818
Natchez
Adams County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Jan. 30, 1902
Thomasville
Thomas County
Georgia, USA

Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy Volume I
John T. Metcalfe
Born Mississippi, Appointed Mississippi
John Thomas Metcalfe: Born July 10, 1818, Natchez, Missippi.

Military History. Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1834 to July 1, 1838, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Second Lieutenant, 3d Artillery, July 1, 1838. Second Lieutenant, Ordnance, July 9, 1838.

Served: in command of Augusta Arsenal, Georgia 1838 and in the Florida War, 1838‑1839, in command of Garey's Ferry Ordnance Depot.

Resigned, May 31, 1840.

Civil History. Graduated in Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, 1843. Physician near Natchez, Mississippi 1845‑1846 and in New York City, since 1846. Attending Physician to Bellevue Hospital, 1847‑1859 and Consulting Physician since 1859. Inspector of Public Schools, New York side, 1847‑1848. Physician to New York Hospital for Lying‑in Women, 1850‑1860. Consulting Physician to the New York Deaf and Dumb Institution, since 1851,to St. Luke's Hospital, since 1853 and to Children's Nursery and Hospital, 1855‑1860. Attending Physician to the New York City Hospital 1857. Professor of Institutes and Practice of Medicine in the Medical Department of the University of the City of New York, 1856‑1866 and Clinical Medicine in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 1866. Author of various papers on Medical Science, 1845‑1887.

Civil History. Retired physician, Cold Spring, Putnam County, New York.

Died January 30, 1902, at Thomasville, Georgia: Aged 84. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Metcalfe (1789 - 1867)
  Sarah Williams Baker Metcalfe (1796 - 1876)
 
 Children:
  Henry Metcalfe (1847 - 1927)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Thomas Metcalfe (1818 - 1902)
  James Wistar Metcalfe (1819 - 1865)*
  Orrick Metcalfe (1824 - 1898)*
  Henry Laurens Metcalfe (1829 - 1912)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cold Spring Cemetery
Cold Spring
Putnam County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Sep 19, 2010
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Dr John Thomas Metcalfe
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- SLGMSD
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- SLGMSD
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John T. Metcalfe was a graduate of the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1838; a career biography of him is found in Cullum's Biographical Register of the Graduates of the Military Academy, under #947; it is available online.
- Bill Thayer (History of West Point)
 Added: Oct. 12, 2010
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