Yorktown, Va. ; in charge Hosp. transport Arrowsmith ; taken prisoner
at battle of Malvern Hill, 1 July, 1862, while in charge of wounded;
paroled and returned with wounded within Union lines. Surgeon 51st
Mass. V. M. 30 Nov., 1862. Dept. of N. C. ; Post Surgeon Beaufort, S. C.
Mustered out 2j July, 1863.
1S47. CHARLES GILMAN SMITH. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A.
July, 1862. On duty at Camp Douglass Hosp. ; as Act. Surgeon 16th Inf.
U. S. A. ; and in Hosp. transport service on the Mississippi river. Dis-
charged Dec, 1862.
1847. CHARLES TUFTS CHASE. Surg. 13th N. Y. Oct. 27, 1859.
Left with Regt. for Annapolis, Md., April 18, 1861, ordered to Baltimore
June 12, remaining until mustered out Aug. 6. In same Regt. ordered
to Suffolk. Va., May 28, 1862, stationed along line of Dismal Swamp
Canal and railroad from Petersburg, Va., to Weldon, S. C, under Gen.
McClellan, and afterwards at Fortress Monroe; ordered home Sept. 5,
1862. Died at Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1864.
1848. ALEXANDER REED HOLMES. Surgeon 3d Mass. V. M. 16
April, 1861. Mustered out 24 Dec, 1862.
1848. THOMAS HAMMOND TALBOT. Lieut. Colonel 18th Me.
1848. JONATHAN COOLIDGE STONE. Surgeon in War. Died at
West Farms, N. H., April 6, 1868.
1849. JOHN HOWELL MACKIE. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 10
May, 1861. In U. S. S. Massachusetts, W. Gulf Blockading Squad.; in
many engagements in Gulf of Mexico; slightly wounded by shell in en-
gagement with rebel Steamer Florida : Post Surgeon, Ship Island, Miss.,
while occupied by naval and marine forces. Resigned 1 March, 1862.
Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 1 April, 1863. In charge of U. S. A. Hosp.,
New Bedford. Mass. Resigned 24 July, 1865.
1850. FAYETTE CLAPP. Surgeon staff of Gen. Fremont. Nov., 1861.
Act. Surgeon 51I1 Ohio Baty. ; Fremont's camp in Mo.; Regimental Sur-
geon, Dec, 1861 ; ordered to Jefferson, Mo. ; Fourth Street Hosp., St.
Louis. Resigned Oct., 18G2. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 29 Nov., 1862.
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U. S. S. Marmora, Dec, 1862; U. S. S. Benton; blockade at Vicksburg,
Miss. Resigned June, 1864.
1850. JOSHUA BARRETT HOLDEN. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A.
Jan. 24, 1865. On duty at Fort Jefferson, Fla., till April, 1867; also Act.
Asst. Surgeon on duty at Fortress Monroe, Va., Sept. 25, 1867, to Aug.
1, 1869. Died March, 1888.
1850. FRANCIS JAMES GOULD. Probably in Union Army, as he
was Surgeon of a G. A. R. post ; died of yellow fever at Jacksonville, Fla.,
Sept. 21, 1888. Medical School.
1850. CHARLES CARROLL BOMBAUGH. A. M. t 1855. (M. D.
Jefferson Med. Col., Pa., 1853.) Surgeon 2d Regt. Philadelphia
Brig. 19 Aug., 1861. Surgeon 69th Penn. Vols. 29 Oct., 1861.
Served near Chain Bridge, Va. ; Monccacy River, Md. ; at Winchester, Va.,
and in the Peninsular campaign ; after McClellan's retreat to the James
River taken ill with typho-malarial fever and sent home 21 July, 1862.
Resigned 2-j Sept., 1862. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. On duty at Mower
Hosp., Chestnut Hill, and at Christian Street Hosp., Philadelphia, Pa.,
till 4 April, 1864; Newton University Hosp., Baltimore, Md. Resigned
31 May, 1865.
1851. GEORGE PIERCE SPRAGUE, M. D. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S.
A. Hosp. at Hampton, Va.
1852. SAMUEL HUTCHINS HURD. Surgeon 5th Mass. V. M. 1
May, 1861. With Regt. during its service near Washington, D. C. ; first
battle Bull Run, Va. Mustered out 31 July, 1861.
1853. RICE PITKIN BOLTWOOD. Was in Union army. After
War settled in Newbern, N. C, where died 1870.
1854. DANA WARREN HALSTORN. M. D. Surgeon U. S. Vols.
Sept. 4, 1861. Med. Dir. in Gen. Sherman's command. Asst. Med. Dir.
in Gen. Grant's command. Resigned Jan. 8, 1865.
1854. FOSTER SWIFT. Surgeon 8th N. Y. Vols. 31 Dec, 1861. Pris-
oner at Bull Run, Va. ; 1S61 ; soon paroled and returned to New York;
in practice of medicine at New York for several years ; went to Mentone,
France, for his health; returned and settled at Geneva, N. Y. Died at
Santa Cruz, W. I., 10 May, 1875.
1854. HORATIO SPRAGUE SOULE. Asst. Surgeon 56th Mass.
Vols. 30 Nov., 1863. Joined Army of the Potomac ; battles Wilderness,
Va. ; Spottsylvania ; North Anna; Totopotomy ; Bethesda Church; Cold
Harbor; siege of Petersburg; battles Weldon R. R. ; Poplar Spring Church;
Hatcher's Run; Petersburg. Mustered out 12 July, 1865.
1854. HENRY PUTNAM STEARNS. Surgeon 1st Conn. Vols. 18
April, 1861. Battle first Bull Run, Va. Brigade Surgeon U. S. Vols.
Ordered to report to Gen. Fremont in Mo. ; then to Gen. Grant in com-
mand S. W. Dist. of Mo.; battle Belmont, Mo.; Med Dir. right wing of
army under Gen. McClernand ; battles Fort Henry, Tenu. ; Fort Donelson;
HARVARD MEN IN THE WARS 973
Pittsburg Landing; on sick leave for forty-five days; on duty in office of
Asst. Surgeon General U. S. A. as Insp. of Hosps. at St. Louis, Mo., for
some months ; Med. Dir. U. S. Gen. Hosps. northern Div., Army of the
Miss., with headquarters at Paducah, Ky. ; engaged in building Holt Gen.
Hosp. at Jeffersonville, Ind., spring of 1864; ordered to Nashville, Tenn.,
in fall of 1864, as Med. Dir. of U. S. Gen. Hosps. in and about Nash-
ville, once a prisoner, soon afterward escaped. Bvt. Lieut. -Col. U. S. Vols.
22 Aug., 1865. Resigned 25 Aug., 1865.
1856. EDWARD SWIFT DUNSTER. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 5
Aug., 1861. Ordered to report to Gen. McClellan near Rich Moun-
tain, W. Va. ; in charge of Hosps. for Union and Confederate troops at
Beverly, organized Hosp. at Grafton, and Petersburg, using for the first
time in this country the system of ridge ventilation; Med. Insp. for south-
ern half of the Dept. ; appointed Med. Dir. of Hosp. transports, and had
charge of transportation of sick and wounded from Army of the Poto-
mac, previous to McClellan's move to the James River and those from
the Seven Days' battles, from Harrison's Landing, Va., to the number
of twelve thousand ; in charge of Turner's Lane Hosp., Philadelphia, Pa.,
during winter and spring of 1862-63 ; member of board for examination
of candidates for the Med. Dept. of the U. S. Army; transferred tu
Washington, D. C, as Asst. to Surgeon General in spring of 1863; at U.
S. Military Academy, West Point, N. Y., 17 Nov., 1863, 22 Dec, 18O5.
Bvt. Captain and Bvt. Major 13 March, 1865. Resigned 1 Feb., 1866.
1856. HENRY MARTYN SAVILLE. Surgeon 4th Mass. V. M. 16
April, 1861. Mustered out 22 July, 1861. In practice of medicine in Bos-
ton, Mass.; removed to New York. Died in New York, 11 Jan., 1881.
1857. GEORGE HOLMES BIXBY. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N.
May, 1861. In Miss. Squad, in all naval battles from Memphis, Tenn., to
Vicksburg, Miss.; U. S. Naval Hosp. Ship Red Rover. Resigned 24 Sept.,
1857. JAMES GERRITT BRADT. Left College 19 Oct., 1854. Assi.
Surgeon 26th Mass. Vols. 10 Sept., 1861. With Regt. to Ship Island, Miss.,
Nov., and New Orleans, La. Surgeon 26th Mass. Vols. 14 July, 1862.
In service in La. in 1862-63; battle La Fourche Crossing; in Dept. of
Va. in 1864; battles Winchester; Fisher's Hill; Cedar Creek. Mustered
out 7 Nov., 1X64. Died at Lowell, Mass., 22 Jan., 1868.
1857. SAMUEL KNAPP TOWLE. Asst. Surgeon 14th Mass. Vols.
(1st Mass. H. A.) 5 July, 1861. Surgeon 30th .Mass. Vols. 28 Feb., 1862.
Took part with Regt. on Lower Miss. River; capture of New Orleans.
La.; attempt on Vicksburg, Mis>. ; battles Baton Rouge, La.; established
Gen. Hosps., Carrollton, and at old U. S. barracks below New Orleans ; in
charge U. S. A. Gen. Hosp. Baton Rouge, spring of 1863; transferred to
Gen. Sheridan's command in W. Va., July, 1864; in charge field Hosp.
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ist Div. 19th A. C. ; campaign Shenandoah Valley. Mustered out 3 March,
1857. GEORGE THOMAS PERKINS. Hosp. Steward 22d Mass.
Vols. 24 Sept., 1861. Wounded at battle of Gaines's Mills, Va., 26 June,
1862; prisoner, 29 June, at Savage's Station; released 1 Aug. Asst. Sur-
geon 22d Mass. Vols. 20 Feb., 1863. Act. Surgeon-in-Chief, Art. Brig.
5th A. C. Asst. Surgeon 32d Mass. Vols. 17 Oct., 1864. Surgeon 26th
Mass. Vols. 21 Dec, 1864. Act. Med. Insp., City of Savannah. Mus-
tered out 25 Sept., 1865. Battles Yorktown, Va. ; Hanover, C. H. ; Me-
chanicsville ; Gaines's Mills ; Groveton ; Fredericksburg ; Chancellorsville ;
Middleburg; Gettysburg, Pa.; Rappahannock Station, Va. ; Mine Run;
Wilderness; Laurel Hill; Spottsylvania ; Jericho Ford; Little River; Tot-
opotomy ; Bethesda Church ; Shady Grove Church ; Petersburg ; siege of
Petersburg ; Weldon R. R. ; Cold Harbor. Practiced his profession at
Newton Lower Falls, Mass., for five years from Dec, 1865 ; removed
to Boston ; went to Europe in 1876, and again 1877 ; Asst. Surgeon Baty.
B., Mass. Light Art., 29 Aug., 1870; Surgeon ist Mass. V. M. 10 Jan.,
1873; discharged, 28 April, 1876; Surgeon 7th Mass. V. M., 28 May, 1877.
Died at Boston, Mass., 7 Dec, 1880.
1857. JOHN HILL MERRILL. Asst. Surgeon ist R. I. Light Art.
25 Aug., 1862. Joined Army of the Potomac at Harper's Ferry, Va. ; Camp
Barry (Camp of Art. Instruction), Washington, D. C. ; defences of Wash-
ington, Feb., 1863. Surgeon ist R. I. Light Art 6 April, 1863. Surgeon-
m-Chief, Art. Brig. 2d A. C. Resigned 16 April, 1864.
1857. JACOB FARNUM HOLT. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 6 July,
1862. On duty in Hosps. in Philadelphia, Pa. ; at Camp William, Chelton
Hills, and at Summit House Hosp., near Darby. Resigned 12 Oct., 1864.
1858. SAMUEL HENRY EELLS. Hosp. Steward 12th Mich. Vols.
7 Feb., 1862. Battle Shiloh, Tenn. ; taken prisoner while in charge of
wounded men ; exchanged ; battle Hatchie ; attached to Gen. McClearn-
and's Div. of the Reserve, and employed in guard duty at various points
on the railroad lines, chiefly at Bolivar ; siege of Vicksburg, Miss. ; expe-
ditions to the Big Black River and into Ark. Asst. Surgeon 12th Mich.
Vols. 1 Feb., 1863. Battle Middleburg, Tenn. Died at Detroit, Mich., 31
1858. WILLIAM SNOW DYER. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. Aug.,
1861. Benton Barracks, St. Louis, Mo.; in charge U. S. A. Gen. Hosp.,
St. Louis. Discharged, 1864. Died at Chicago, 111., 14 Aug., 1882.
1858. JOHN OTIS BURT. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 30 July, 1861. U.
S. S. Colorado ; ordered to U. S. S. Conestoga, of the Mississippi Squad.,
Sept., 1862. Resigned 23 Nov., 1863.
1858. JONATHAN LONGFELLOW CILLEY. Hosp. Steward 13th
Ohio Vols. 10 May, 1864. Stationed at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md.,
HARVARD MEN IN THE WARS 975
till 18 Aug., 1864. Act. Master's Mate U. S. N. 31 Aug., 1864. Mississippi
Squad. Resigned 8 Nov., 1864.
1859. ALFRED FAIRBANKS HOLT. Private 3d Mass. V. M. 17
April, 1861. In service at Fort Monroe, Va. ; Hosp. Steward; Asst. Sur-
geon Eastern Bay State Regt, Nov., 1861 ; not mustered. Asst. Surgeon
30th Mass. Vols. 20 Feb., 1862. Battle Baton Rouge, La. ; siege of Port
Hudson; battle Carrion Crow Bayou. Surgeon 1st Texas Cav., 28 Nov.,
1862. Major 1st Texas Cav., 11 Jan., 1864. Lieut. Colonel 1st Texas
Cav., 19 May, 1865. Mustered out 28 Nov., 1865.
1859. EDWARD CURTIS. Med. Cadet U. S. A. 6 Sept., 1861. As-
signed to duty at Union Gen. Hosp., Georgetown, D. C. ; transferred to
Cliffburne Barracks, 5 May, 1862; ordered for temporary duty to head-
quarters Army of Va., 22 Aug., Satterlee Hosp., West Philadelphia, Pa.,
29 Aug., reappointed Med. Cadet, 6 Sept. Discharged 4 May, 1863. Act.
Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 5 May, 1863. Assigned to duty at Surgeon Gen-
erals Office, U. S. A., to superintend the miscroscopical Dept. of the Army
Medical Museum. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 30 March, 1864. On tem-
porary duty at depot Hosps., White House, Va., 6 June ; Consulting and
Operating Surgeon, Hampton, Va., Gen. Hosp. 22 June ; returned to Sur-
geon Generals Office, 7 Aug. ; Executive Officer, Sheridan Field Hosp.,
Winchester, Va., 20 Sept. ; relieved and returned to former post, 28 Oct.
Bvt. Captain U. S. A. 13 March, 1865. Bvt. Major U. S. A. 13 March,
1865. Resigned 7 June, 1870.
1859. JOHN WINSLOW. Act. Med. Cadet U. S. A. Sept., 1862. Un-
ion Hotel Hosp., Georgetown, D. C. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. March,
1863. Mount Pleasant Gen. Hosp., Washington, March, 1863, July, 1865.
Discharged July, 1865.
1859- GEORGE AUGUSTUS WHEELER. Surgeon 18th Me. Vols.,
afterwards 1st H. A. Defences of Washington, D. C. Asst. Surgeon U.
S. Vols, Oct., 1862. Ordered to report at U. S. Naval Acad., Annapolis,
Md.; in charge Hosp. at Annapolis Junction. Surgeon U. S. Vols. 5 April,
1864. Ordered to the field ; in charge Depot Field Hosp. 9th A. C. at City
Point, Va., for ten weeks; Asst. Med. Dir. and Insp. Hosps. 9th A. C. until
close of War ; on duty in Jeffersonville, Ind. Bvt. Lieut. Col. U. S. Vols.
20 March, 1865.
1859. AUGUSTINE ALVAN MANN. Asst. Surgeon 1st R. I. Cav.
7 June, 1862. Joined Regt. at Manassas Junction, Va. ; on duty in West-
ern Va. ; prisoner at Middleburg, Va. ; confined in Libby Prison, Rich-
mond, till 24 Nov., 1863; rejoined Regt., Feb., iSY>4; on detached duty
with 5th Cav. U. S, A., at Brig. Gen. Merritts Headquarters. Mustered
out 18 Nov., 1864. Battles Cedar Mountain, Va. ; Grovetown ; second
Bull Run; Chantilly; Middleburg; Deep Bottom; Berryville; Opequan;
Woodstock; Cedar Creek.
1859. ALEXANDER IIUTCHINS. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 30 July,
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1861. Served in Brooklyn, N. Y. ; U. S. S. Wyandotte; U. S. S. Harriet
Lane; U. S. S. Massachusetts, supply ship to Atlantic Squad. Resigned
24 June, 1863.
1859. WILLIAM HENRY PALMER. Surgeon 3d N. Y. Cav. 28
Aug., 1861. On duty with 9th Corps Army of Va. and N. C, Army of the
James, and Army of the Potomac ; with Gen. Banks in Shenandoah Val-
ley ; in service in N. C. and Eastern Va., 1862-63 ; about Petersburg and
on the James River, 1864. Mustered out 27 Aug., 1864. Act. Staff Sur-
geon U. S. A. 14 April, 1865. In charge U. S. A. Gen. Hosp. at Richmond,
Va. Discharged 27 Aug., 1865. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 9 Sept.,
1865. In charge Freedmens Hosp., Richmond, Gordonsville Chancellors-
ville, Point of Rocks, Orange C. H., and Culpeper C. H. Discharged 10
1859. HORATIO PAINE. While a student in medicine, in connection
with Drs. Mott and Van Buren of New York, was instrumental in induc-
ing Congress to create the grade of Med. Cadet U. S. A. ; the bill was
passed 3 Aug., 1861. Med. Cadet U. S. A. 3 Aug., 1861. Assigned to
duty as Asst. to Surgeon of 16th N. Y. Vols., who was also Chief Sur-
geon of his Brig.; present with the reserve at first battle of Bull Run, Va. ;
on duty at Gen. Hosp. Alexandria, Nov., 1861 ; ordered to Army of the
Potomac at White House, May, 1862 ; on U. S. A. Hosp. Steamer Com-
modore. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 3 Aug., 1862. Again ordered to
same steamer, and soon after put in charge; Gen. Hosp., Frederick, Md.,
Sept., 1862; Gen. Hosp., Harpers Ferry, April, 1863; on temporary duty
with 151st N. Y. Vols. June. Resigned 3 Aug., 1863. Took his degree
of M. D. (Univ. Pa.) and again appointed Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A.
May, 1864. Sent to Lincoln Gen. Hosp., Washington, D. C. ; in charge of
Barrack Branch Hosp., containing five hundred beds ; Whitehall Gen.
Hosp., near Bristol, Pa., where he was made executive officer. Resigned
15 Aug., 1865. Died in England, 1 May, 1882.
1859. HENRY MARTYN WELLS. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 30 July,
1861. Naval Rendezvous and Hosp., Boston, Mass., 1861 ; Sloop Ports-
mouth and St. Tennessee, W. Gulf Blockading Squad., 1861-63; engage-
ments with Forts Jackson and St. Philip, April, 1862; batteries Donald-
sonville, La., Grand Gulf, Port Hudson and Vicksburg, Miss., 1862-63;
receiving ship and Hosp. at Boston, Mass., 1864; Frigate Sabine, 1864;
Ironclad Onondaga, N. A. Blockading Squad.; batteries on James river,
Va., 1865 ; Navy Yard, Washington, D. C, and St. Shamokin, Brazil
Squad., 1866-68. Surgeon U. S. N. 9 Oct., 1866. Naval Hosp., New York,
i860. FRANCIS FREDERIC BROWN. Asst. Surgeon 48th Mass.
V. M. 8 Dec, 1862. Served with Regt. in La., at Baton Rouge and Port
Hudson. Mustered out 3 Sept., 1863.
i860. PTOLEMY O'MEARA EDSON. Asst. Surgeon 1st Vt. Cav.
HARVARD MEN IN THE WARS 977
5 Nov., 1861. Surgeon 17th Vt. Vols. 16 March, 1864. Battles Winches-
ter, Va. ; Cedar Mountain; second Bull Run; Chantilly ; Gettysburg, Pa.;
Brandy Station, Va. ; Wilderness; Spottsylvania ; North Anna; Cold Har-
bor; siege of Petersburg; Poplar Grove Church. Resigned 2"] Feb., 1865.
i860. GEORGE GILL WHEELOCK. Volunteer Surgeon in Scott's
Life Guards. 4th N. Y. S. M. ; in Va. and Md., June-July, 1861 ; Volun-
teer Surgeon in transports of U. S. San. Com., April-May, 1862. Act.
Asst. Surgeon U. S. A., 13 Jan., 1865. Served in Savannah, Ga., becom-
ing Exec. Off. at U. S. A. Gen. Hosp., one thousand beds. Resigned 8
i860. FREDERIC WILLIAM STOWE. Private 1st Mass. Vols.
1861. Corporal, May, 1861 ; first battle Bull Run, Va. Second Lieut. 14th
Mass. Vols. 18 Feb., 1862. Captain and A. A. G. U. S. Vols. 27 Jan.,
1863. Staff of Brig. Gen. Von Steinwehr, nth A. C. ; battles Chancellors-
ville, Va. ; Gettysburg, Pa., where he was wounded; at home on sick
leave ; battle Lookout Mountain, Tenn. ; again on sick leave ; reported to
Brig. Gen. Morrell, Com. Dept. for Drafted Men, Indianapolis, Ind., where
he remained till summer of 1864. Resigned Aug., 1864. Private 1st Light
Baty. 14 Oct., 1864. Bvt. Second Lieut. U. S. Vols. 12 June, 1865. Dis-
charged 14 June, 1865. Died in California.
i860. GEORGE BAXTER POMEROY. Med. Cadet U. S. A. Wood
Hosp. Asst. Surgeon noth Pa. Vols. 14 March, 1863. Surgeon i62d Pa.
Vols. (17th Pa. Cav.) 21 April, 1864. Surgeon-in-Chief 2d Brig. 1st Div.
Cav. Corps ; wounded at Chancellorsville, Va. Mustered out 28 June,
i860. ADONIRAM B. JUDSON. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 30 July,
1861. Passed Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 22 July, 1864. On duty at Wash-
ington, D. C. ; on Porter's fleet of mortar schooners ; U. S. S. New Iron-
sides ; U. S. Monitor Nantucket ; Hosp. at Boston, Mass. ; on U. S. Frigate
Potomac at Pensacola, Fla., Navy Yard ; on U. S. S. Muscoota and U. S. S.
Michigan ; in action below New Orleans, La. ; at Vicksburg, Miss. ; and
off Charleston. S. C. Surgeon U. S N. 26 Dec, 1866. Resigned n May,
i860. FRANK WILLIAM LAWRENCE. Left College July, 1857. On
duty as Surgeon on the Sea Islands, S. C, Feb., 1862, appointed by the
Educational Commission. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. fall of 1862. Sta-
tioned at St. Helena Island.
i860. CHARLES JEWETT WOOD. Left school i860. Hosp. Stow
ard 42d Mass. Vols. Oct. 14, 1862. Mustered out Aug. 20, 1863. Died
NATHANIEL BOWDITCH. (Pupil.) 2d Lieut. 1st Mass. Cav. Nov.
5, 1861. Aide de camp to Gen. Williams in expedition against
Charleston, S. C, 1st Lieut, and Adjt. March, [863. Act. Asst.
Adjt. i^t Brig. -'(1 Div. Army of the Potomac. Battles Pope's
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retreat and those of Army of Potomac up to Kelly's Ford, Va.,
March 16, 1863, where he was wounded while leading a cavalry charge.
Died in the camp, March 18, 1863. Brig. Gen. of his Regt. wrote " His
conduct in battle was that of a brave, gallant gentleman, and accomplished
soldier. Had our government enough of such officers the way to peace
would be shortened."
1861. JOHN H. McGREGOR. Hosp. Steward 24th Mass. Vols. 2
Sept., 1861. Asst. Surgeon 12th Mass. Vols. 15 Aug., 1862. Resigned 2
Sept., 1863. Asst. Surgeon 32d Mass. Vols. 2 March, 1865. Mustered out
29 June, 1865.
1861. FREDERIC WENTWORTH MERCER. Asst. Surgeon 47th
Mass. V. M. 7 Nov., 1862. Mustered out 1 Sept., 1863. Surgeon 1st Batt.
Frontier Cav. (attached to 26th N. Y. Vol. Cav.), Jan., 1865. Mustered
out 30 June, 1865.
1861. EZRA PRAY. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 21 Oct., 1861. North
and South Atlantic, and West Gulf Squad., on U. S. S. Fernandina, Cam-
bridge, State of George, Bainbridge, Wabash, Augusta, Dinsmore, and
Arkansas. Act. Passed Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 4 Aug., 1865. Discharged
6 March, 1866.
1861. CARLETON ATWOOD SHURTLEFF. Med. Cadet U. S. A.
29 March, 1863. Ordered to duty with army of Gen. Grant near Vicksburg,
Miss. ; assigned to duty in floating Hosp. Nashville at Milliken's Bend,
Miss. River ; at home on sick leave, 15 June ; ordered to Harrisburg, Pa. ;
on duty at Cotton Factory Hosp., 20 July, till sent to Turner's Lane Hosp.,
Philadelphia, 26 Oct., 1863. Mustered out 29 March, 1864. Returned to
Boston, Mass., and continued the study of medicine. Died at Brookline,
Mass., 26 June, 1864.
1861. ISAAC SMITH. Asst. Surgeon 26th Mass. Vols. 2 Dec, 1862.
Battles Lafourche Crossing, La.; Vermillion Bayou; Deep Bottom, Va. ;
Winchester, where he was wounded, 19 Sept., 1864. Mustered out 7 No.,
1861. VERTULAN RTCH STONE. Asst. Surgeon 19th Mass. Vols.
6 Nov., 1862. Resigned 11 May, 1863.
1862. GEORGE EDWIN PINKHAM. Asst. Surgeon 6th Mass. V. M.
23 Dec, 1862. Battles Deserted House, Va. ; Cassville; siege of Suffolk.
Mustered out 3 June, 1863. Asst. Surgeon 3d Mass. H. A. 6 March, 1865.
Brig. Surgeon 2d Brig. 22d A. C. Resigned 16 Aug., 1865.
1861. EDWARD R. HUTCIIINS. Private 1st Mass. Vols. 2 May,
1861. Med. Cadet U. S. A. 3 Aug.. 1861. Discharged 31 Aug., 1862. Asst.
Surgeon nth N. H. Vols. 2 Sept., 1862. Battles second Bull Run, Va. ;
Fredericksburg. Mustered out 25 Dec, 1862. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S.
N. Jan., 1863. Attack on Fort Powell, Mobile Bay, Ala. Resigned 1 Dec,
1861. FRANK HASTINGS HAMILTON. Left College 9 May, 1859.
HARVARD MEN IN THE WARS 979
Private 6th N. Y. S. M. 26 April, 1861. Sergeant 31st N. Y. S. M. 1 May,
1861. Second Lieut. 16th N. Y. Vols. 22 Feb., 1862. Resigned on account
of disability, 22 Sept., 1862. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. A. 9 March, 1863.
Went to California in 1866 as bookkeeper in wholesale stationery and pa-
per business. Died at San Francisco, Cal., 5 Nov., 1869.
1861. DANIEL DUDLEY GILBERT. Med. Cadet U. S. A. 27 March,
1862. On staff of Maj. Gen. Franklin as Asst. to Med. Dir., 6 July, 15
Sept.; battles second Bull Run, Va. ; South Mountain, Md.; in Hosps. at
Washington, D. C, Frederick, Md., and Alexandria, Va., till 11 Nov.
Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 11 Nov., 1862. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 25
Jan., 1863. U. S. Naval Hosp., Chelsea, Mass., Jan.-July, 1863; U. S. S.
Maratanza. N. A. Blockade Squad, off Wilmington, N. C. Resigned 16
1861. FRANCIS HIGGINSON ATKINS, S. B. Private 44th Mass.
V. M. 22 Aug., 1862. Mustered out 18 June, 1863. Act. Med. Cadet U.
S. A. July, 1863. Judiciary Square Hosp., Washington, D. C. Med.
Cadet U. S. A. 1 Jan., 1864. Discharged March, 1864. Act. Asst. Sur-
geon U. S. N. March, 1864. Farragut's Fleet, West Gulf Squad. Re-
signed 28 Nov., 1864.
1861. RICHARD CURRAN. Left school i860. Private 33d N. Y.
Vols. May 22, 1861. Hosp. Steward. Surgeon 33d N. Y. Vols. Aug. 15,
1862. Mustered out June 2, 1863.
1862. DAVID THAYER BUNKER. Private 4th Batt. Mass. V. M.
Captain 33d Mass. Vols. 6 June, 1862. Served with Regt. in Va. ; trans-
ferred with company to 41st Mass. Vols. Captain 41st Mass. Vols, (after-
ward 3d Mass. Cav.) 31 July, 1862. Attached to Bank's La. expedition;
participated in thirty-five engagements. Major 3d Mass. Cav. 7 Aug.,
1864. Mustered out 6 June, 1865.
1862. WILLIAM FLETCHER McNUTT. Act. Asst. Surgeon U. S.
N. 24 Dec, 1862. Mississippi Squad; siege of Vicksburg, Miss.; Grand
Gulf; Deer Creek, Red River expedition. Resigned 23 July, 1864.
1862. JEROME HENRY KIDDER. Private 10th Md. Vols. May,
1863. Corporal; Sergeant; battles Berryville, Va. ; Falling Waters, Md. ;
at Patterson Park and Hicks Gen. Hosps. near Baltimore, as Vol. Cadet
and Surgical Dresser, with warrant as Hosp. Steward. Mustered out Feb.,
1864. Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 18 June, 1866. Served at Naval Hosp.,
Philadelphia, Pa.; ordered to U. S. S. Idaho, 1 Oct., 1867; on Japan sta-
tion ; decoration from King of Portugal of the Order of Christ. Passed
Asst. Surgeon U. S. N. 20 March, 1871. At Naval Hosp. and Naval Lab-
oratory, New York ; attached to Transit of Venus Expedition to Kerguelen
Island as naturalist, June, 1873; special duty with U. S. Fish Commission,
summer of 1875. Surgeon U. S. N. June, 1876. At Smithsonian Inst.,
Washington, D. C, preparing reports upon the Natural History of Ker-
guelen Island (Bulletins 2 and 3, Nat. Mus., 1876) ; ordered to U. S. S.
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Alliance, Dec, 1876; on European station until Aug., 1878; special duty
with U. S. Fish Com., summer of 1879; on duty at Navy Dept., Wash-
ington, as chemist and microscopist. Resigned 18 June, 1884.
1862. AZRO MELVIN PLANT. Asst. Surgeon 14th Vt. Vols. 29 Jan.,
1863. Joined Regt. at Fairfax Station, Va. ; Brigade Hosp., Fairfax C. H. ;
Emory Hosp., Washington, D. C. Mustered out 30 July, 1863. Act. Asst.
Surgeon U. S. A. Emory and Lincoln Hosps., Washington, D. C, and in