Satterlee Polka for the piano
Title: Satterlee Polka for the piano. Composed and respectfully dedicated to Surgeon I.I. Hayes U.S.V. Comg. Satterlee U.S.A. Genl. Hospital W. Phila. [graphic]
Satterlee Polka for the piano. Composed and respectfully dedicated to Surgeon I.I. Hayes U.S.V. Comg. Satterlee U.S.A. Genl. Hospital W. Phila. [graphic] / By Th. Herrmann Leader of Saterlee Hospital Band; P.S. Duval & Son, lith. Philada.; drawn on stone by J. Queen.
Sheet music cover containing a view looking down at the Satterlee U.S.A. General Hospital grounds from a hill in West Philadelphia. In the foreground, soldiers, women, and children, on foot and horseback, descend a path on the elevation en route to the Civil War Union hospital. Recuperating soldiers and visitors recline on a large rock on the hillside and in the adjoining valley. A foot bridge lined by trees leads from the valley to Satterlee. Several figures are visible walking, and arriving by foot and omnibus at the hospital grounds that are also lined by tents. In the left, a horse-drawn omnibus crosses a bridge, overshadowed by trees, spanning Mill Creek.
Free Library of Philadelphia: Castner 9:71
Hayes served as the ship's surgeon during Elisha Kent Kane's Artic explorations (1853-1855) and organized his own Arctic exploration in 1860 before serving at Satterlee General Hospital.
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