in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Surgery. 1218 words.
Otis, George Alexander (12 November 1830–23 February 1881), U.S. Army medical officer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of George Alexander Otis, a lawyer, and Anna Maria Hickman....