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College of Physicians and Surgeons

Medical Department of Columbia College 1875-76

City of New York

&

Albany Medical College, Medical Department of Union College 1876-77

 

Medical Student: Sanford C. Roe

 

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College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia College: 1874-75-76

Medical Student: Sanford C. Roe*

 

Name: Sanford C. Roe
Death date: Dec 31, 1929
Type of practice: Allopath
Medical school(s): Albany Medical College of Union University, Albany, 1877, (G)

 

 Faculty: 1870-71

EDWARD DELAFIELD, M. D.,President and Professor Emeritus.
WILLARD PARKER, M. D., Professor of Clinical Surgery.
THOMAS M. MAHKOE, M. D.,Professor of Surgery.
ALONZO CLARK, M. D.,Professor of Pathology and PracticalMedicine.
JOHN T. METCALF. M. D., Professor of Clinical Medicine.
JOES C. DALTON, M. D., Professor of Physiology and Hygiene.
SAJtDBL ST. JOHN, M.D., Professor of Chemistry and Medical Jurisprudence.
T. GAILLAED THOMAS, M. D., Professor of Obftetrics and the Diseases
of Women and Children.
HENRY B. SANDS, M. D., Professor of Anatomy.
FREEMAN J. BUMSTEAD, M. D., Clinical Professor of Venereal Diseases.
JAMES W. McLANE, M. D.,Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
THOMAS T. SABINE, M. D.,Adjunct Lecturer on Anatomy.
C. R. AGNEW, M. D., Clinical Professor of Diseases of the Eve and Ear.
WILLIAM H. DRAPER, M. D., Clinical Professor of Diseases of the Skin.
ABRAHAM JACOBI, M. D.. Clinical Professor of Diseases of Children.

 

Medical student: Sanford Roe 1874-1875

 

 

T. G. Thomas, M.D.   James W.  McLane, M.D.   Samuel St. John, M.D.     A. Clarke, M.D.

 

Henry B. Sands, M.D.    Thomas T. Sabine, M.D.     Thomas M. Markoe, M.D.     John C. Dalton, M.D.

Thomas M. Markoe, M.D. served in various capacities throughout the Civil War. At the outbreak of hostilities he was appointed by Governor Morgan a member of the special corps of volunteer surgeons, being stationed at Fortress Monroe. In 1862 he was one of the Board of Examiners of Contract Physicians and Surgeons, and in 1863 was Visiting Surgeon to the New York Soldiers' Depot. In 1864 he was ordered to Fredericksburg, and subsequently to other posts where he had active service in the field and brigade hospitals.

 

During the civil war John Dalton, M.D. was a surgeon in the national service, going to Washington in 1861 in that capacity with the 7th New York regiment. Subsequently he was appointed surgeon of volunteers, and held important offices in the medical corps until his resignation in March 1864  

 

Edward Curtis, M.D., was commissioned assistant surgeon and saw field service with the Army of the Potomac, and with General Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley. Returning to the Army museum in the fall of 1864 he assisted with the autopsy on the body of President Lincoln, April 15, 1865.    

Military History.—  Edward Curtis, M.D.,  Medical Cadet U. S. Volunteers, 1861. In Hospitals, Washington, Georgetown, D. C., and Philadelphia, Penn., to 1863. Acting Assistant Surgeon U. S. Army, and in the Medical Museum, Washington, D. C. Assistant Surgeon U. S. Army, March, 1864. With the 18th Corps Hospital at White House, Va., and in the Hampton Hospital, Va. Executive Officer in General Sheridan's Hospital, Winchester, Va. Brevet Captain and Major U. S. Army, for faithful and meritorious services during the war. In the office of the Surgeon-General, Washington, D. C., 


College of Physicians and Surgeons

Medical Department of Columbia College

1875-1876

 

 

       Edward Curtis, M.D.     John C. Dalton, M.D.     Henry Sands, M.D.   Thomas T. Sabine, M.D  

Edward Curtis, M.D., was commissioned assistant surgeon and saw field service with the Army of the Potomac, and with General Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley. Returning to the Army museum in the fall of 1864 he assisted with the autopsy on the body of President Lincoln, April 15, 1865.    

 

During the civil war John Dalton, M.D. was a surgeon in the national service, going to Washington in 1861 in that capacity with the 7th New York regiment. Subsequently he was appointed surgeon of volunteers, and held important offices in the medical corps until his resignation in March 1864.

Samuel St. John, M.D.      J. G. Curtis, M.D.        A. Clark, M.D.

 

 

 T. G. Thomas, M.D.       James W. McLane, M.D.    

 


 

Albany Medical College, Medical Department of Union College

1876-77

Medical Student: Sanford C. Roe*

(After having attended Columbia College the first two years)

 

FACULTY OF MEDICINE.
 

Henry It. Haskins, M. D., Professor of Anatomy, Albany, N. Y.
J. V. P. Quackenbush, M D., Professor of Obstetrics.
S. 0. Vanderpoel, M.D., Professor of Theory and Practice and Clinical Medicine.
John Swinburne, M.D., Professor of Fractures and Dislocations and Clinical Surgery.
Albert Vanderveer, M.D., Professor of the Principles and Practice of Surgery.
Jacob S. Mosher, M.D., Professor of Medical Jurisprudence and Hygiene.
Maurice Perkins, M.D., Professor of Chemical Philosophy and Organic Chemistry.
John M. Bigelow, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Lewis Balch, M.D., Professor of Anatomy.
Samuel B. Ward, M.D., Professor of Surgical Pathology and Operative Surgery.
John P. Grat, M.D., LL.D., Professor of Psychological Medicine.
Edward R. Hun, M.D., Professor of Diseases of the Nervous System.
James P. Boyd, Jr., M D., Professor of Diseases of Women and Children.
Willis G. Tucker, M.D., Professor of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry.
William Hailes, M D., Professor of Histology and Pathological Anatoiuy.
Cyrus S. Merrill, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology.
Harrison E. Webster, A.M., Lecturer on Physiology.
Eugene Van Slykk, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy.

1876-77

Matriculation for Roe

 

    

Maurice Perkins, M. D    John Swinburne, M.D.    James P. Boyd, Jr., M D.

John Swinburne, M.D. was chief medical officer in charge of the sick at the Albany, N. Y., depot for recruits. The need of surgeons on the battle-field becoming more urgent, the doctor tendered his services to Gov. Morgan as volunteer surgeon without a compensation, find on Apr. 7, 1862, was duly commissioned, and was ordered by Gen. McClelland to repair to Savage Station.  See additional information for  Dr. Swinburne and his exploits during the Civil War relative the General Lee and his treating prisoners in the Confederate prison.

     

 William Hailes, M. D.      Harrison E. Webster, M.D.      John M. Bigelow, M.D.

 

      

      Lewis Balch, M.D.      Samuel B. Ward, M.D.     Albert Vanderveer, M.D.

Lewis Balch, M.D. , although not in the army during the Civil war, may be mentioned as a prominent medical officer of the National Guard, in which he is a senior surgeon, l0th battalion, with rank of major.

 

Albert Vanderveer, M.D. was commissioned in December, 1862, assistant surgeon of the Sixty-sixth Regiment New York Volunteers, and ordered to join his regiment at Falmouth, Virginia. Soon after he was detailed as assistant to one of the chief operators at brigade hospital, Third Brigade, First Division, Second Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. In June 1864, on the recommendation of every officer in the regiment, he was appointed by Surgeon-General Quackenbush and New York Governor Horatio Seymour, surgeon in charge of the regiment, with the rank of major. Soon after he was appointed one of the surgeons of the First Division Hospital, Second Army Corps, and placed in charge of an operating table. Here he gained his first actual experience in operative surgery that was henceforth to be his specialty. He was with his regiment in all their battles after the first Fredericksburg except Ream's Station, when ill, up to the surrender at Appomattox. At that historic event he had the pleasure of witnessing the meeting between General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee. He was mustered out of the service in September 1865.

 

Samuel B. Ward, M.D during a part of 1862 was in the service of the Sanitary Commission on transports of sick to northern ports. In September of that year he became, by contract with the Medical Director of the Department of Washington, acting Medical Cadet, and afterward acting Assistant Surgeon. Having obtained his degree in medicine, he was appointed, after examination, Assistant Surgeon, New York Volunteers, by President Lincoln, and served till the close of the war.

 

Harrison E. Webster, M.D.  Leaving his class in Union College for service in the Civil War, he returned and was graduated in 1868.

Jacob S. Mosher, M.D

Jacob S. Mosher, M.D.  entered the corps of volunteer surgeons for New York troops, and was attached to the Army of the Potomac as it lay before Petersburg. He was subsequently made Assistant State Medical Director of the State of New York, and went on duty at Washington.  He served as volunteer surgeon from his graduation in '63 to the close of the war in the hospitals of the Army of the Potomac and at Washington.

 

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