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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sternberg, George Miller 1838- (search)
Sternberg, George Miller 1838- Surgeon; born in Hartwick Seminary, Otsego co., N. Y., June 8, 1838; graduated at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, in 1860; appointed an assistant surgeon in the National army in May, 1861; served through the Civil War, after which he was on duty at different posts till Dec. 1, 1875, when he was promoted surgeon with the rank of major; was a member of the yellow-fever commission to Havana in 1879, and a United States representative to the international sanitary conference in Rome, in 1885. During the American-Spanish War in 1898 he had charge of the medical service. His publications include Malaria and malarial diseases; Text-book of Bacteriology; and George Miller Sternberg. the numerous government reports. In May, 1893, he was promoted surgeon-general, United States army, with the rank of brigadier-general.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Walker, Charles L. 1814-1895 (search)
Walker, Charles L. 1814-1895 historian; born in Otsego county, N. Y., in 1814; taught school in 1830; removed to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1836, when he became secretary of the territorial convention; was elected to the State legislature in 1840; removed to Springfield, Mass., in 1841, where he was admitted to the bar; and settled in Detroit, Mich., in 1851. He became Professor of Law in the University of Michigan in 1857, and a judge of the Wayne circuit court in 1867. He made a special study of history and wrote Life of Cadillac: Michigan from 1796-1805; The Civil administration of General Hull; and The Northwest Territory during the Revolution. He died in Flint, Mich., Feb. 11, 1895.