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Ainsworth, Fred Crayton

Timothy K. Nenninger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 771 words.

Ainsworth, Fred Crayton (11 September 1852–05 June 1934), military surgeon and adjutant general, was born in Woodstock, Vermont, the son of Crayton Ainsworth, a modestly prosperous...

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Beatty, John

Sheldon S. Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1086 words.

Beatty, John (19 December 1749–30 April 1826), physician, army officer, and government official, was born in Warwick, Pennsylvania, the son of Charles Clinton Beatty, a Presbyterian...

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Billings, John Shaw

James H. Cassedy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2375 words.

Billings, John Shaw (12 April 1838–11 March 1913), army medical officer, library organizer, and public health activist, was born near Allensville, Indiana, the son of James Billings, a...

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Blanchfield, Florence Aby

Connie L. Reeves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1249 words.

Blanchfield, Florence Aby (01 April 1884–12 May 1971), nurse and army officer, was born in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, the daughter of Joseph Plunkett Blanchfield, a stonemason and...

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Blunt, James Gillpatrick

Thomas W. Cutrer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1513 words.

Blunt, James Gillpatrick (21 July 1826–25 July 1881), physician, soldier, and politician, was born in Trenton, Hancock County, Maine, the son of John Blunt. Blunt spent his early youth in...

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Craik, James

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1169 words.

Craik, James (1730–06 February 1814), physician and military surgeon, was born on his father’s estate near Dumfries, Scotland, the son of Robert Craik, a member of the British Parliament;...

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Dunn, James Churchill (1871–1955), medical doctor and army officer

Roger T. Stearn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Medicine and Health; Land Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence. 1580 words.

Dunn, James Churchill (1871–1955), medical doctor and army officer, was born at Churchill, near Auckland, New Zealand, on 24 February 1871, the only known child of Richard Dunn (1839–1871),...

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Forwood, William Henry

Mary C. Gillett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1171 words.

Forwood, William Henry (07 September 1838–11 May 1915), army medical officer, was born in Brandywine Hundred, Delaware, the son of Robert Forwood and Rachel Way Larkin (occupations...

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Hand, Edward

Paul David Nelson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1220 words.

Hand, Edward (31 December 1744–03 September 1802), medical doctor and revolutionary war soldier, was born in Clyduff, King’s County, Province of Leinster, Ireland, the son of John Hand,...

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Hennen, John (1779–1828), army officer and military surgeon

Charles Creighton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 444 words.

Hennen, John (1779–1828), army officer and military surgeon, born on 21 April 1779, at Castlebar, co. Mayo, was the younger son of James Hennen, a medical practitioner, and was descended...

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