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Frederick Augustus Castle Papers 1862-1902
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Consists of a list of medical cadets in service during the War of the Rebellion, notes, photos, and some personal papers. In 1861, an Act of Congress established a corps of medical cadets as part of the U. S. Army. Although noncommissioned officers, medical cadets had duties similar to those of the "contract surgeons"; the corps disbanded with the end of the war.

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