Cover

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Title Page, Copyright Page

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pp. i-vi

Contents

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pp. vii-viii

Illustrations

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pp. ix-x

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Introduction: Wilder’s Professional Career

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pp. 1-32

Burt Green Wilder was an inveterate writer all of his life, as indicated by the size and diversity of his publications.1 By the time he was planning his retirement from Cornell University in 1910, at the age of seventy, he was working on several manuscripts covering important parts of his life, which he planned to publish. Although he never finished these projects, he left several virtually completed manuscripts dealing with his Civil War experiences, which form part of the extensive Burt Green Wilder Papers now held by the...

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Recollections of a Civil War Medical Cadet

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pp. 33-122

By Burt Green Wilder, B.S., M.D., Medical Cadet, U.S.A., 1862–3; Assistant Surgeon and Surgeon, Fifty-ffith Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Colored, 1863–1865; Assistant in Comparative Anatomy, Museum of Comparative Zoology, 1866–1868; Professor of Neurology and vertebrate Zoology in Cornell University, 1868–1910; Professor Emeritus, 1910–1925
To Jeffries Wyman,1 whose instruction and encouragement warranted my undertaking to perform medical rather than military service; to Francis Henry Brown,2 whose invitation provided the opportunity and whose precepts and...

Notes

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pp. 123-140

Index

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pp. 141-148