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Horatio, Newhall, 1798-1870



  • Existence: 1798 - 1870


Horatio Newhall was born on August 28, 1798 in Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1817 after which he studied medicine, taking his degree in 1821. After graduation he moved to Greenville, Illinois where he practiced medicine. In 1827, he to the mining region in the Indian territory. In 1830, he was stationed at Fort Winnebago as an acting surgeon of the United States Army. He returned to Galena, Illinois in 1832 where in the Black Hawk war, he had control of a general hospital. Newhall died on September 19, 1870.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Peabody letter

Identifier: Mss 817275
Webster Mss 817275
Date(s): 1817-04-25

In English.

Horatio Newhall journal

Identifier: 003358
Codex 003358
Date(s): 1819 to 1820

Journal of Horatio Newhall (1798-1870) describing two journeys through Massachusetts and Vermont.

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