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Dr Charles Augustus Leale

Dr Charles Augustus Leale

Birth
New York, USA
Death 13 Jun 1932 (aged 90)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Yonkers, Westchester County, New York, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 345
Memorial ID 4850 · View Source
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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: 21 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 .