Brig. Gen. Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D. Statue
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 43° 03.986 W 087° 52.226
16T E 429128 N 4768559
Quick Description: Brig. Gen. Erastus B. Wolcott was Wisconsin's Surgeon General during the Civil War. He treated the poor for free, was instrumental in starting the National Soldier's Home in Milwaukee, and did the first successful removal of a diseased kidney.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2007 11:32:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM23RX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BillsBayou
Views: 46

Long Description:
The inscription on the statue reads:
"Brig. Gen. Erastus B. Wolcott
Surgeon General of Wisconsin in the Civil
War and for thirteen years afterward.
He lived a blameless life. Eminent in his
profession. A lover of humanity, who
delighted to serve his fellowmen, his
city, state, and nation."
Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: Erastus B. Wolcott

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