Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Contains correspondence, documents, certificates, and printed matter. Correspondence consists chiefly of congratulatory letters on becoming Surgeon General, acknowledgments for reprints, and letters from senators and congressmen pertaining to promotion to grade of major general. Printed matter consists of book reviews and information relating to inventions of Sternberg.
Personal letters chiefly from Army medical officers. Correspondents include J.H. Baxter, John S. Billings, James Carroll, C.H. Crane, J.M. Cuyler, John Eagen, Robert Fletcher, Charles R. Greenleaf, Charles L. Heizmann, Bernard J. D. Irwin, George A. Otis, J. Simpson, George M. Sternberg, and J.J. Woodward.
Telegraph transcripts of military orders and directives sent and received by Letterman during his Civil War service. The diaries describe a trip from Fort Leavenworth to Fort Union, N.M. and back. Evidence indicates that the diary was not kept by Letterman.
The collection combines Latimer's official documents and correspondence relating to certain Union and Confederate surgeons during the Civil War (1861-65), the immediate post-war period (1866), and the Spanish-American War (1898).
Sketches requested of U.S. naval medical officers by the Surgeon General of the Army in 1933.