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Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1848.
Entered medical service United States Army as assistant surgeon, 1849. Served in South and S.W. Assigned to 2d Dragoons, 1857-1861.
Accompanied regiment in actions against Indians of Northern California. Entered Confederate Army as surgeon, 1861, commissioned major. Inspector hospitals, 1861-1862.
Medical director Army of Northern Virginia, 1862-1865. Private practice medicine, Mobile, Alabama, 1865-1866. Quarantine officer Port of Mobile, 1866-1869.
Moved to San Francisco, 1869. Visiting surgeon San Francisco City and County Hospital, 1869-1870.
Married Martha Aylette Fitts, 1851, 2 adopted Indian sons.