Discrete Item F02944 - Diary of G.A Hayunga

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Diary of G.A Hayunga

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  • [1864]-[1865] (Creation)
    Hayunga, Dr. George A.

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0.02 m of textual records

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(13 Jan. 1839-6 Mar. 1917)

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Dr. George A. Hayunga was born in Morrisburg, Ontario on January 13 1839. He graduated from Hobart College, Geneva, NY with a B.A in 1860 and a M.A in 1861. Hayunga attended summer courses at Harvard University Medical School in 1861, then attended the fall and winter courses at the University of the City of New York Medical Department (now New York University). During this time he accepted the position of assistant physician to Randall's Island Hospital, where he was employed (while taking classes) until shortly after his graduation in 1862. Hayunga passed the examining Board of Naval Surgeons at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, received his credentials as assistant surgeon for the United States Navy and was commissioned as the surgeon of the U.S.S INO in September 8 1863. He served with the Navy during the American Civil War until he was honorably discharged on October 9 1865. Dr. G.A Hayunga died on March 6 1917.

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This transcript was originally owned by Dr. A.A Travill, and donated to Bracken Health Sciences Library at an unknown date.

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This is a typewritten transcript of a diary kept by Dr. George A. Hayunga during his time as a surgeon with the United States Navy during the American Civil War. The diary is dated from July 9 1864 to July 18 1865.

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Transferred by Bracken Health Sciences Library, May 2017.


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  • English

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2999 (Hayunga)

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Description created on 21/06/2017. Last updated 27/06/2017.
Archivist(s): Deirdre Bryden

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  • English

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  • Folder: 2999 (Hayunga)