Dr. Samuel William Fletcher Photo-Micrograph of Section of Cancer

Price $850
Sale Price $595

Ref.# 14111

Medium Silver print

Mount on original mount

Photo Date 1870c  Print Date 1870c

Dimensions 7-1/2 x 6-1/2 in. (191 x 165 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)

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Born on Sept. 18, 1831 in Groton, MA, Dr. Samuel W. Fletcher was one of Pepperell's most respected and beloved doctors. He graduated from Harvard in 1858 and carried on a practice in Pepperell, MA until entering the Army on August 15, 1863. As a surgeon with S Company in the 32nd Massachusetts Regiment, Dr. Fletcher was present at the bloody battles of the Wilderness, Cold Harbor, Mine Run and Appomattox. He received the Distinguished Service Award and was promoted to Full Surgeon in June, 1865. He returned to his practice in Pepperell, after mustering out on June 29, 1865. He continued to remain active in a number of medical societies, Including the Middlesex County Medical Society and the Massachusetts Medical Society, and contributed a number of useful inventions to science. He passed away on April 12, 1910 in Pepperell.

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Photo Detail | Dr. Samuel William Fletcher - Photo-Micrograph of Section of Cancer
Photo Detail | Dr. Samuel William Fletcher - Photo-Micrograph of Section of Cancer