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Zabdiel Boylston Adams (1829-1902)

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Title:
Zabdiel Boylston Adams (1829-1902)
Description:
A graduate of Harvard Medical School in 1853, Zabdiel Boylston Adams enlisted in 1861, joining the 7th Massachusetts Volunteers as an assistant surgeon. He was later a captain with the 56th Massachusetts Volunteers. Adams was wounded at Orange Plank Road during the Battle of the Wilderness and taken captive, spending four months in Confederate prisons in Virginia. After the war he had a medical practice in Framingham, Mass. and was medical examiner of the Eighth Middlesex District from 1890 to 1902. He was an ardent advocate of vaccination. Head and shoulders vignette of Zabdiel Boylston Adams (1829-1902).
Creator:
Black, J. W. (photographer)
Date:
1863
Format:
Prints
Genre:
Albumen print
Location:
Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine)
Collection (local):
Harvard Medical Library
View the online catalog record for the Zabdiel Boylston Adams papers.
Boston Society for Medical Improvement (Mass.). Album of members and other distinguished physicians, 1872, f 1.Eb.3, No. 101.
Series:
Harvard Medical Library
Subjects:
Adams, Zabdiel Boylston, 1829-1902
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Albumen prints
Cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
United States. Army.--Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 7th (1861-1864)
Extent:
1 photographic print
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Identifier:
DigID0001523