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Dr Charles Augustus Leale

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Dr Charles Augustus Leale

  • Birth 26 Mar 1842 New York, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 1932 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
  • Plot Section 2, Lot 345
  • Memorial ID 4850

Civil War Union Army Medical Surgeon. He was an Union Army surgeon fresh out of medical school when he arrived at Ford's Theatre after President Abraham Lincoln was shot. The first medical man on the scene, his quick efforts temporarily saved President Lincoln's life, which allowed Lincoln to live until the next morning.

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  • Added: 20 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4850
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Charles Augustus Leale (26 Mar 1842–13 Jun 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4850, citing Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .