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William Alexander Hammond (1828–1900)

Hammond, William Alexander. 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).