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In Chicago, the American Medical Association holds its first annual meeting since 1860

Chicago, Illinois, 1856, engraving, detail
06/03/1863 to 06/04/1863
The Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association met at the Bryan Hall in Chicago, the first gathering since 1860.  Delegates attended from sixteen states and from the Army and Navy.  Only a single delegate each from Virginia and Tennessee represented states below the Mason-Dixon Line.  Doctor Alden Marsh of New York was elected as president for the coming year with Dr. Cooper Wistar as his Treasurer. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the American Medical Association," Chicago Tribune, June 3, 1863, p. 2. 

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