This collection consists of a small paper-bound copy of an oration by John Godfrey: “Medicine and Medicine-Men” an anniversary address delivered at the banquet of the Louisville Medical Society, May 26, 1887. Published by John P. Morton, Louisville, 1887.
John Godfrey, M.D., was a surgeon in the U. S. P. H. and M.H. Service. He was born in Alabama and served in the Confederate Army. After the Civil War he clerked in a government office in Washington, D.C. He attended medical school at George Washington University, graduating in 1867 or 1868. He was appointed an assistant in the Marine-Hospital Surgeon Service June 29, 1877; assistant surgeon July 1, 1880, and promoted to surgeon Feb. 6, 1885. Dr. John Godfrey served as the Surgeon at the U.S. Marine Hospital, Louisville in the late 1880s.
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John Godfrey address to Louisville Medical Society, KORN346. Kornhauser Health Sciences Library. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/3/resources/1088 Accessed November 29, 2020.