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Cpt. Samuel Everett, Chief Surgeon for Gen. Prentiss

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Killed in the Hornet's Nest on April 6th while trying to rally some troops. Said to be the first Army surgeon killed in combat in the Civil War.

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Photo Information for Cpt. Samuel Everett, Chief Surgeon for Gen. Prentiss

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“Grave near an oak tree: A large E cut out with an axe;Name carved above;Head SW from letter H -- 9 ft.; Foot W from letter F--4 ft.; About 3 miles from upper landing SW from it clearing 100 yards S; A firm board at head with: Dr. Everett, Brigadier Surgeon of Gen’l. Prentiss Staff, Died April 6, 1862.”


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