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Surgeons: Army Medicine in Early Arizona
November 15, 2015 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am$2 – $7.50
Surgeons in Blue: Army Medicine in Early Arizona
Join author and military historian John Langellier, PhD for a fascinating discussion of bravery, challenges, contributions, and outside pursuits of many of the military doctors who served in Arizona Territory. We will hear about Edgar Mearns who was both a practicing physician and amateur archaeologist as well as the redheaded Irishman Dr. Bernard J.J. Irwin who received the Medal of Honor for his daring efforts in command of a rescue party against Cochise and his warriors in the vicinity of Apache Pass. Langellier comes with great knowledge and enthusiasm. Don’t miss this informative and entertaining talk. $7.50 fee includes admission to tour the Park.