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The closing exercises of the second session of the Army Medical School were held in the hall of the Library of the Surgeon-General's Office, Washington, D. C., on Friday, March 13, at 3 P.M. Card invitations had been sent out and by the hour mentioned the medical profession of the city of Washington was well represented in the audience with many War Department officials and a large contingent of ladies. The library for the time being, put off its air of silent study and assumed quite a gay appearance, as the sunbeams through the west windows lit up the colors of the flags which draped the walls and made brighter the bright eyes and interested faces which met the gaze of Colonel Charles H. Alden, President of the Faculty as he arose to open the proceedings.
It is not necessary, he said, to go into any extended account of the
BRINTON JH. CLOSING EXERCISES OF THE SESSION 1895-96, ARMY MEDICAL SCHOOL. INCLUDING AN ADDRESS. JAMA. 1896;XXVI(13):599–605. doi:10.1001/jama.1896.02430650001001
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