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University of the City of New York

Department of Medicine, 1841-42

Medical Student: James O. Van Hoevenberg *

Civil War Surgeon: 1862 Surgeon of the 120th New York Volunteers with the rank of Major

 

See additional Civil War information about Dr. James O. Van Hoevenberg

In 1857 he was commissioned surgeon of the 20th New York State Militia, and in 1862 Surgeon of the 120th New York Volunteers with the rank of Major.  He saw much action in the Civil War.   The 120th Infantry, mustered out June 3, 1865.  According the the Roster, Van Hovenburg, J.O. is listed as a surgeon, and was in the service until December, 1862.

                  John Wm. Draper, M.D.        Martyn Paine, M.D.                      

 

Granville Sharp Pattison, M.D.   Valentine Mott, M.D.

 


Bellevue Hospital Medical College: 1870-71

Medical Student: Henry Van Hoevenberg (Son of Dr. James O. Van Hoevenberg)

 

Name: Henry Van Hoevenberg
Death date: Oct 28, 1928
Place of death: Kingston, NY
Birth date: May 2, 1850
Place of birth: Westfield, NY
Type of practice: Allopath
Practice specialties: PH Public Health
States and years of licenses: NY
Places and dates of practices: Kingston, NY, 1872
Hospital affiliations: Kingston Hospital, Ulster County Tuberculosis Hospital
Medical school(s): Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York, 1872,
Other education: Kingston Academy

 

   Stephen Smith, M.D.     R. Ogden Doremus, M.D.

 


University of the State of New York

College of Physicians & Surgeons, 1859-60

Medical Student: G. B. Balch*

During the Civil War, Galusha B. Balch, of Yonkers, N. Y.,  was an assistant surgeon in the New York, 2 nd Veteran Cavalry, (Empire Light Cavalry), mustered out Nov. 9, 1865.  Balch served in the 2nd from January 1864;  Balch later served as a full surgeon from August 1862 in the 98th Infantry.

 

See  additional Civil War related information on Galusha B. Balch, M. D.

Name: Galusha Burchard Balch
Death date: Apr 8, 1919
Place of death: Richmond, MA
Birth date: Feb 6, 1839
Place of birth: Plattsburg, NY
Type of practice: Allopath
Practice specialities:GS General Surgery
Places and dates of practices:Yonkers, NY, 1860, Richmond, MA, Dec 18, 1917
Medical school(s): Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, 1860, (G)
Other education: Public school, Pittsburgh Academy

 

College of Physicians and Surgeons
Twenty-third street and Fourth avenue


Faculty of Medicine 1865

Edward Delafield, M.D., President, and Emeritus-Professor of Obstetrics.
Alexander H. Stevens, M.D., LL.D., Professor Emeritus of Clinical Surgery.
John Torrey, M.D., LL.D., Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Botany
Joseph Mather Smith, M.D., Professor of Materia Medica and Clinical Medicine.
Robert Watts, M.D., Professor of Anatomy
Willard Parker, M.D., Professor of the Principles and Practice of Surgery and Surgical Anatomy.
Chandler R. Gilman, M.D., Professor of Obstetrics, the Diseases of Women and Children, and Medical Jurisprudence.
Alonzo Clark, M.D., Professor of Pathology and Practical Medicine.
John C. Dalton, Jr., M.D., Professor of Physiology and Microscopic Anatomy
Samuel St. John, M.D., Professor of Chemistry
Thomas M. Markoe, M.D., Professor Adjunct of Surgery
William Detmold, M.D., Professor of Military surgery and Hygiene
T. Gaillard Thomas, M.D., Professor Adjunct of Obstetrics.
Henry B. Sands, M.D., Demonstrator of Anatomy and Curator of the College Museum.
Erskine Mason, M.D. Assistant Demonstrator.
Foster Swift, M.D., Assistant to the Professor of Obstetrics.
William H. Carmalt, M.D., Assistant to the Professor of Physiology.
James L. Little, M.D., Assistant to the professor of Surgery

 

Joseph Mather Smith, M.D.

 

     Alonzo Clark, M.D.      Chandler R. Gilman, M.D.

 

Willard Parker, M.D.

 

  New York Hospital / Galusha B. Balch, M. D.

 

 

History of New York City Hospital

 


College of Physicians and Surgeons, Medical Department

Columbia College, City of New York, 1877 - 78

Medical Student: J. T. Harrison*

 

A. Clarke, M.D.   &   Francis Delafield, M.D.

 


University of the City of New York

Department of Medicine, 1879-80-81

Medical Students: A. W. Mitchell, S. Holman & C. F Barker

 

Name: Christopher Franklin Barker
Cause of death: long illness
Death date: Nov 28, 1922
Place of death: Newport, RI
Birth date: Oct 31, 1849
Place of birth: Middletown, RI
Type of practice: Allopath
Practice specialties: Public Health
States and years of licenses: RI, 1895
Places and dates of practices: Newport, RI, 1882
Medical school(s): New York University Medical College, New York: Univ. of City of New York Med. Dept., 1882,
Other education: Newport High School, Brown Univ., 1875

 

 

 

  Matriculation

 

    J. W. Wright M.D.  &  Franz Heuel, Jr. M.D.

 

William Darling, M.D.

 

 

Faneuil D. Weisse, M.D.

 

Dr. Weisse was an Assist. Surgeon in the U.S.A. 1864

 

 

William M. Polk, M.D.

Dr. Polk entered the Virginia Military Institute, then under the administration of "Stonewall" Jackson, and at the outbreak of the Civil War, when but seventeen years of age, entered the Confederate Army and served in the artillery as a lieutenant in Bankhead's Battery, then as an assistant in Folk's Corps and Stewart's Corps and finally as captain and adjutant and Inspector-General in the Department of Tennessee. Thus by the time he had become of age he had taken part in no less than twenty-two battles, many of them the bloodiest major engagements of the war. After the war he studied medicine, first at Tulane and later at the College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, where he graduated in 1869. 

Student Matriculation tickets

Medical Students: A. W. Mitchell    &   C. F Barker

 

Name: Adin Wilson Mitchell
Death date: May 24, 1913
Place of death: Georgetown, OH
Type of practice: Allopath

Name: Christopher Franklin Barker
Death date: Nov 28, 1922
Place of death: Newport, RI
Birth date: Oct 31, 1849
Place of birth: Middletown, RI
Type of practice: Allopath
Practice specialities: Public Health
States and years of licenses: RI, 1895
Places and dates of practices: Newport, RI, 1882
Medical school(s): New York University Medical College, New York: Univ. of City of New York Med. Dept., 1882, (G)
Other education: Newport High School, Brown Univ., 1875

 

 S. Holman, M.D,  surfaces again in 1878

See page 5 for all of Samuel Holman's lecture cards

 


New York Post-Graduate Medical School  1891

Medical Student: Samuel Holman, M.D.  Surfaces once again in post-graduate school

 

    J. H. Linsley, M.D.        L. D. Bulkley, M.D.     Charles Boyd Kelsey, M.D.

 

Dr.'s C. C. Lee, Emmet, Nilsen, Hanes, Rice, Douglas

 

See page 5 for all of Samuel Holman's lecture cards

 


Bellevue Hospital Medical College, City of New York, 1864 - 65

Bellevue Hospital Medical College, established 1861 and later merged with N.Y.U. Medical College

Bellevue Hospital Medical College lecture schedule and staff list

Medical Student: Jno. Miller*

 

      

Alexander B. Mott, M.D., 1864 - 65     James R. Wood, M.D. 1864 - 65

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Civil War medical authors and faculty in this collection with their biographies