|Object Name||Medal, Commemorative|
|Description||Gold medal presented posthumously to Dr. Langdon A. Cheves by the Howard Medical Society for his services during the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. Bar engraved with the name "Dr. L. A. Cheves" with a medal hanging below decorated with a laurel wreath and engraved "Howard Medical Corps" the backside is engraved "Awarded for services during the Yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, 1878, A. D. Langstaff, Prest. Howard Assocn. R. W. Mitchell Medical Director"|
|Dimensions||H-2.25 W-1.5 inches|
|Place of Origin||Memphis (Tenn.)|
|Used||Howard Medical Society|
|Owned||Dr. Langdon A. Cheves|
Cheves, Langdon Alexander, ca. 1854-1878
Langstaff, A. D.
Mitchell, R. W.
Howard Medical Society (Memphis, Tenn.)
|Status||by Appointment Only|