Thomas Andrew McParlin
Colonel, United States Army
Andrew McParlin of Maryland
Appoitned from Mayland, Assistant Surgeon, 3 March 1849
Major, Surgeon, 21 May 1861
Lieuenant Colonel, Assistant Medical Purchaser, 13 April 1881
Colonel, Surgeon, 16 September 1885
Retired 10 July 1889
Breveted Lieutenant Colonel, 1 August 1864 for faithful and meritorious service in the field
Breveted Colonel, 13 March 1865 for faithful service during the war
Breveted Brigadier General, 26 November 1866, for meritorious and dinstictive service at New Orleans where cholera and yellow fever prevailed
Died 28 January 1897
Thomas Andrew McParlin (1825-1897) was a surgeon in the U. S. Army from the time of the Mexican War to after the Civil War.
His frequent letters to his family and wife
in Annapolis described life as an Army Surgeon in the mid nineteenth century.
By the end of the Civil War, McParlin had become Medical Director of the
Army of the Potomac and was present during the siege at Petersburg.
MCPARLIN, AGNES C D/O THOMAS