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The Medical College at Lexington, Kentucky heavily damaged in a fire

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05/22/1863
The Transylvania Medical College at Lexington, Kentucky was severely damaged in a noon-day fire that caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.  The facility was being used as a military hospital but all the military patients were removed safely and no serious injuries were reported.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Military Hospital Burned," Chicago Tribune, May 23, 1863, p. 1. 

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