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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Agnew, David Hayes, 1818-1892 (search)
Agnew, David Hayes, 1818-1892 Anatomist and author: born in Lancaster county, Pa., Nov. 24, 1818: was graduated at the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1838; became professor in the Philadelphia School of Anatomy; demonstrator of anatomy in the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania, and surgeon at the Pennsylvania and the Orthopaedic hospitals, all in Philadelphia. During the Civil War he became widely known as a daring and successful operator in casesy known as a daring and successful operator in cases of gunshot wounds. After the war he was elected Professor of Operative Surgery and of the Principles and Practice of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Agnew was the consulting and operating surgeon in the case of President Garfield in 1881. Among his numerous publications are Practical Anatomy; Anatomy and its relation to medicine and Surgery; and The principles and practice of Surgery. He died in Philadelphia, March 22, 1892.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pennsylvania, (search)
0 miners involved......Feb. 9, 1891 Eleven strikers killed and forty wounded......April 2, 1891 Governor Pattison vetoes the compulsory education bill......June 18, 1891 Governor signs the Baker ballot reform bill......June 19, 1891 Governor Pattison calls an extra session of the Senate, to meet Oct. 13, to investigate charges against the State's financial officers......Sept. 26, 1891 Human Freedom League organized at Independence Hall, Philadelphia......Oct. 12, 1891 David Hayes Agnew, surgeon, born 1818, dies at Philadelphia......March 22, 1892 High-water mark monument, indicating the point reached by the Confederate advance in the assault of July 3, at Gettysburg, dedicated......June 2, 1892 Dam at Spartansburg bursts, and gasoline, from tanks broken by the rushing waters, ignites on the surface of Oil Creek, between Titusville and Oil City; over 100 lives lost......June 5, 1892 Rev. Father Mollinger, famous for reputed cures on St. Anthony's day, dies a