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VOL. XVIII. — JULY, 1866. — NO. CV.
THE CASE OF GEORGE DEDLOW.
HE following notes of my own case and 1860 attended lectures at the Jef
ferson Medical College in Philadelphia. texts by every medical journal to which My second course should have been in I have offered them. There was, per- the following year, but the outbreak of haps, some reason in this, because many the Rebellion so crippled my father's of the medical facts which they record means that I was forced to abandon are not altogether new, and because the my intention. The demand for army psychical deductions to which they have surgeons at this time became very led me are not in themselves of medi- great; and although not a graduate, I cal interest. I ought to add, that a found no difficulty in getting the place of good deal of what is here related is not Assistant-Surgeon to the Tenth Indiana of any scientific value whatsoever ; but Volunteers. In the subsequent Westas one or two people on whose judg- em campaigns this organization suffered ment I rely have advised me to print so severely, that, before the term of its my narrative with all the personal de service was over, it was merged in the tails, rather than in the dry shape in Twenty-First Indiana Volunteers ; and which, as a psychological statement, I I, as an extra surgeon, ranked by the shall publish it elsewhere, I have yield- medical officers of the latter regiment, ed to their views. I suspect, however, was transferred to the Fifteenth Indithat the very character of my record ana Cavalry. Like many physicians, I will, in the eyes of some of my readers, had contracted a strong taste for army tend to lessen the value of the meta- life, and, disliking cavalry service, sought physical discoveries which it sets forth. and obtained the position of First-Lieu
tenant in the Seventy-Ninth Indiana I am the son of a physician, still in Volunteers, — an infantry regiment of large practice, in the village of Abing- excellent character. ton, Scofield County, Indiana. Expect- On the day after I assumed coming to act as his future partner, I stud- mand of my company, which had no ied medicine in his office, and in 1859 captain, we were sent to garrison a part
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1866, by TICKNOR AND Fields, in the Clerk's Office
of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts VOL. XVIII. — NO. 105.