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Dr. Henry R. Porter : the surgeon who survived Little Bighorn

Author: L G Walker
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"This volume details the life and times of Dr. Henry Porter, through his work as an Army surgeon and early medical practitioner in the western territories of Arizona, Dakota, and Montana. Most importantly, the work discusses Porter's role in and firsthand observations of the infamous Battle of Little Bighorn where he was one of the few survivors"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry R Porter; Henry R Porter; Henry R Porter
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: L G Walker
ISBN: 9780786431717 0786431717
OCLC Number: 174094358
Description: x, 221 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Early life and education --
Medical school adventures --
Western adventures --
Bismarck, on the frontier --
The road to Little Bighorn --
The battle as seen by Porter --
After the battle --
Recalling the battle --
Return to Bismarck --
Hail to the chief --
Early business ventures --
The Reno inquiry --
Banking on Bismarck --
A capital matter --
Farewell to Lottie --
Banking business --
Travels abroad --
Italian journey --
Up the Nile --
Travels to the Holy Land and around the Mediterranean --
Washington and Bismarck --
Final years --
Forgotten hero.
Responsibility: L.G. Walker, Jr.
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Born in Oneida County, New York, in 1848, Henry Rinaldo Porter was one of the young men who was lured west by the challenge of the new frontier. Beginning with his family roots and education in  Read more...

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"Porter's story is important for the part he played in frontier medical history and the development of Bismarck, North Dakota"--C&RL News; "thanks to retired surgeon L.G. Walker, Jr., we now know Read more...

 
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