WILLIAM ALEXANDER HAMMOND
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A distinguished American physician and medical writer, also a novelist; born at Annapolis, Md., Aug. 28, 1828; died in Washington, Jan. 5, 1900. He was surgeon-general in the Civil War (1862-64). Among his novels are: "Robert Severne" (1866); "Dr. Grattan" (1884); "Lal" (1884); "On the Susquehanna" (1887).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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