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"Each brigade shall have one Surgeon. Each regiment of Infantry shall have one Surgeon, one Assistant Surgeon, and one Hospital Steward." (War Department, General Orders No. 49, August 3, 1861). Cavalry and heavy artillery regiments typically had two Assistant Surgeons and two Hospital Stewards.

We have identified 96 Assistant Surgeons and 72 Full Surgeons, respectively, who served, credited to Vermont (not including doctors who served with the Santiary Commission or at the behest of the Governor of Vermont on medical inspection teams).

Adams, Cephas Gardner; Civilian Surgeon
Allen, Charles Linnaeus; USV
Allen, Cyrus Hamilton; 5th VT INF, 8th VT INF
Allen, Samuel Johnson; 4th VT INF, USV
Ashley, Lucian; 10th IL CAV
Atwood, Augustus Adelbert; 2nd VT INF
Atwood, Henry C.; 5th VT INF
Babbitt, Robert Augustus; 8th CT INF, 1st NC INF
Bailey, James H.; 8th VT INF
Ballou, Alvin; 123rd IL INF
Ballou, Newton Herrick; 2nd VT INF
Baxter, Jedediah Hyde; 12th MA INF, USV
Baxter, Myron Leslie; USA
Benson, Harmon; 10th WI INF
Bill, Curtis Harvey; USA, 5th TN CAV
Bingham, Reginald Heber; 1st MN CAV
Bixby, Amos L.; 1st NH HARTY
Bixby, Armentus B.; 4th VT INF
Blanchard, Enoch; 7th VT INF
Bosworth, Amos L.; 34th IL INF
Bourne, Charles W.; 11th VT INF
Boynton, Henry; 7th NH INF
Bradford, Philander Drury; 5th VT INF
Brooks, Nathaniel Grout; 16th VT INF, USA
Brown, Darwin Ticknor; USA
Brush, Edwin Ruthven; 1st VT INF, 2nd VT INF
Buck, Sidney S.; 103rd IL INF
Bullard, Gates Bezaleel; 15th VT INF
Burdick, Arthur Franklin; 5th VT INF
Burdick, Frank Noyes; 88th IL INF
Burton, Elijah Pierce; 7th IL INF, 12th IL INF
Buswell, Albert; 8th VT INF,12th ME INF
Carpenter, Benjamin Walter; 2nd VT INF, 9th VT INF
Carpenter, William Thomas; USSC, USA
Catlin, Thomas G.; USV
Chandler, Charles Marcellus; 6th VT INF
Chapin, Cornelius Augustus; 6th VT INF
Chapman, Chandler D.; 6th WI INF, USV
Chesmore, Alwyn Harding; 5th VT INF
Child, Willard Augustus; 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF, 10th VT INF
Clark, Prentiss B.; 2nd IA INF, 8th IA INF
Clarke, Almon; 10th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Cochran, Milton Byron; 1st IA CAV
Colburn, Daniel L. C.; 5th VT INF
Coleman, Willard F.; 17th IA INF
Comings, David Lawrence Morrill; 4th NH INF
Conant, Abel B.; 7th KY INF
Conn, Granville Priest; 12th VT INF
Cousins, Moses; 36th IA INF
Cowles, Edward; USV
Crandall, John B.; 6th VT INF, 13th VT INF, USA
Crane, Charles; Conscript
Currier, Samuel Hammond; 8th VT INF
Curtis, Edward Malcolm; 1st VT INF, 4th VT INF, 6th VT INF
Davis, Albert Austin; USSC, U.S. Army
Davis, James Bliss; 7th LA INF
Dearborn, David P.; 4th NH INF
Dixon, Lucius Jerome; 1st MN INF
Dow, Frank E.; 11th VT INF, 20th US CINF
Drew, Frederick Perkins; USV
Dutton, Daniel B.; 123rd IN INF
Dyer, Lewis; 81st IL INF
Edson, Ptolemy O'Meara; 17th VT INF, 1st VT CAV
Ellinwood, Charles Norman; 74th IL INF
Fairman, Erastus Philo; 9th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Farr, Henry Merton; 25th IA INF
Fellows, Albert Melvin; 106th IL INF, USA
Fisher, Chesselden; 74th IL INF, 75th IL INF
Folsom, James D.; 17th NH INF
Ford, Charles Jackson; 6th IA CAV
Foster, Elihu S.; 7th VT INF
Frost, Carlton Pennington; 15th VT INF
Fuller, Dudley B.; 72nd NY INF
Fuller, Stephen Edward; USV
Gale, Eli Holbrook; 186th PA INF
Gale, George F.; 8th VT INF
Gale, George Spaulding; 1st VT CAV
Gates, Horace H.; 31st IA INF
Gibson, Francis Newton; 9th NH INF
Gillett, Heman H.; 8th VT INF
Goldsmith, Middleton; USV
Goodwin, David M.; 3rd VT INF
Goss, Story Norman; 9th VT INF
Gray, Charles Carroll; usa
Green, J. Dunham; 7th VT INF, 91st US CINF
Hall, Elmore John; 1st VT CAV
Hall, Henry M.; 2nd USSS
Hall, Horace P.; 9th VT INF
Hamilton, Frank Hastings; 31st NY INF, USV
Hanks, Horace T.; 30th NY INF
Harlow, Lewis D.; USV
Harriman, James Lang; 13th MA INF
Harrington, Joseph Lysander; 4th VT INF, 11th VT INF
Harris, Newton C.; 155th NY INF
Haynes, Samuel C.; 37th IA INF, 6th IA CAV
Herrick, Lucius Carroll; 8th VT INF, 4th USCI
Herrick, Stephen Solon; CS Navy
Hitchcock, Alfred; Civilian Surgeon
Hyde, Melvin John; 2nd VT INF
Janes, Henry; 3rd VT INF, USV
Jones, Frank P.; 14th VT INF, USV
Judd, Schuyler F.; 106th NY INF
Kelley, Francis W.; 7th VT INF
Kent, Prentiss J.; 174th NY INF
Ketchum, Benjamin F.; 12th VT INF
Kidder, Charles Wheeler Burr; 11th VT INF
Knowlson, John; 169th NY INF
Knox, James Monroe; USV
Ladue, Edmund K. ; 107th NY INF, 145th NY INF
Lamson, Horace Samuel; 3rd RI HARTY
Langdon, Henry H.; 7th VT INF
Langdon, Seth W.; 5th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Lund, William Brown; 12th VT INF, USA
Marsh, Wells R.; 2nd IA INF
Mead, Martin Luther; 4th MI INF
Meigs, John J.; 3rd VT INF, 11th VT INF
Monroe, William Leander; 1st US Vet Corps
Moore, David Comstock; USV
Newell, Henry Clay; 3rd VT INF
Newman, Albert; 3rd KS INF
Nichols, George; 13th VT INF
Nims, Edward Beech; 1st VT CAV
Noyes, Luman Alfred; 2nd VT INF, 19th PA CAV
Park, Castanus Blake Jr.; 11th VT INF, 16th VT INF
Phelps, Edward Elisha; 1st VT BGD, USV
Phillips, Edwin; 4th VT INF, 6th VT INF
Phillips, Luther; 14th NY ARTY
Plant, Azro M.; 14th VT INF, USA
Porter, Charles Burnham; USV
Porter, Edward Octavius; 11th VT INF
Rawson, Charles Hamilton; 5th IA INF
Rice, John H.; 29th IA INF
Ross, Lucretius Dewey; 14th VT INF, Civilian
Ross, Oliver E.; 8th VT INF, 12th VT INF
Russell, Thomas Pember; 1st WI CAV, 2nd WI INF
Russell, William P.; 5th VT INF
Rutherford, Joseph Chase; 10th VT INF, 17th VT INF
Sanborn, Eben Kimball; 1st VT INF, 31st MA INF
Sanborn, Noah; 4th VT INF
Sawin, William J.; 2nd VT INF, 3rd VT INF, 10th MA INF
Sawyer, Levi P.; 13th NH INF
Shaw, Henry Charles; 5th VT INF, 5th NH INF
Sherman, Socrates Norton; 34th NY INF
Skinner, Calvin; 106th NY INF
Skinner, Smith Austin; Civilian Doctor
Smith, Henry F.; 3rd VT INF
Spafford, George; 16th VT INF
Spohn, Henry; 17th VT INF
Sprague, Edwin Huntington; 14th VT INF
Stone, J. Jerome; 1st MN HARTY, USV
Stone, John; Surgeon
Stone, Lyman H.; USV
Streeter, Miflin H.; 101st NY INF
Tagert, Alonzo D.; VT VOL SURG
Tenney, Charles H.; 7th VT INF
Tolles, Lewis C.; 1st CO CAV
Tracy, William A.; 6th NH INF
Trask, Charles M.; 5th NH INF
Trueworthy, Edwin Weston; 7th VT INF, 22nd ME INF, USA
Tuttle, Lyman Morver; 6th VT INF
Van Steenberg, Warner; 1st NY INF, 55th NY INF, 120th NY INF
Vincent, Walter Scott; 9th VT INF
Washburne, George C.; USV
Wetherby, Luther Paris; 15th KY INF
White, Charles Braman; USV
Woodward, Adrian Theodore; 14th VT INF
Woodward, Rollin Carlos M.; 6th VT INF
Young, Henry J.; 1st WI CAV, 4th WI INF

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