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Walter N. Paiva

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An 1861 photograph shows the surgeons and military leaders of the 20th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Paul J. Revere, Class of 1852, is fourth from the left.
Retrospection

"A Forgotten Name": The Harvard Regiment of the Civil War

The Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, was nicknamed the “Harvard Regiment” for its close ties to the College.

A skull. Human, in origin.
Harvard Medical School

The Murder of Dr. George Parkman

A friend of his later remarked that Webster, as a younger man living in London, had formed the unsavory habit of attending public executions. These outings were fueled by his morbid fascination with the body. Even the horror of death could not quell his interest in human anatomy.

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FAS

FM Imagines: Emails From Leslie Kirwan

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