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Robert L. Heston amputating instruments

 Collection
Identifier: KORN1053
This collection consists of an amputating case belonging to and used by Dr. R.L. Heston during the Civil War, 1861-1865.

Dates

  • 1861-1865

Creator

Extent

.5 linear foot

Biographical / Historical

Robert L. Heston was born in Virginia, the son of Silas and Mary Martha Heston. He was an 1857 graduate of the Kentucky School of Medicine, and served in the 27th Kentucky Infantry during the Civil War. He practiced medicine in Grayson County most of his professional life. His cousin (?) Silas Heston, also graduated from KSM in 1859.
Title
Robert L. Heston amputating instruments
Status
Completed
Author
Mary K. Marlatt
Date
2019
Description rules
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Kornhauser Health Sciences Library Repository

Contact:
Kornhauser Library
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Louisville KY 40292 United States
(502) 852-5766