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Frederick Augustus Castle Papers 1862-1902
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Biography

Biographical Note

Frederick A. Castle interrupted his studies at the Bellevue Medical College in New York to join the newly-formed Medical Cadet Corps of the U.S. Army Medical Department in 1861. He also served for two years in the Navy before the Civil War ended. He received his M.D. from Bellevue Medical College in 1866. He occupied, for a time, the chair of therapeutics at Bellevue and also worked as a visiting physician at Presbyterian hospital. Castle was an active editor of medical journals throughout his career.