The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Walter Reed General Hospital
Washington, District of Columbia

Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 23654.

Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 16, 2006.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 24 stops. 20 registers. 21 ranks. 1444 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Enlarged in 1945-46, #830-A. (Database Manager. May 16, 2006)

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Chapel Exterior ca. 1940. Photograph in Public Domain 1940-01-01

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, June 1930
    Washington, District of Columbia
    Walter Reed General Hospital - Memorial Chapel
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 830   1930        3 manuals, 20 stops, 21 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
         16' Bourdon             17 PED           8' Geigen Diapason     73
          8' Open Diapason       61               8' Rohrflöte           73
          8' Claribel Flute      61               8' Salicional          73
          4' Octave              61               8' Voix Celeste        73
         II  Grave Mixture      122               8' Aeoline             73
                                                  4' Flute Triangulaire  73
             CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Cornopean           73
          8' Concert Flute       73               8' Flugel Horn         73
          8' Dulciana            73               8' Vox Humana          73
          8' Unda Maris (TC)     61                  Tremolo
          4' Flute               73
          8' English Horn        73                  PEDAL ORGAN
             Tremolo                             16' Diapason (bearded)  32
                                                 16' Bourdon             32
                                                 16' Lieblich Bourdon    12 SW
                                                  8' Octave Diapason     12
                                                  8' Gedeckt             12
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-27]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from The Diapason, June 1930 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.