86th Indiana surgeon served at Franklin and Nashville

Flavius Josephus VanVorhis was born in Marion County, Indiana in 1841. He survived the war and lived until 1913. Using his war-time experience, in which he served as an assistant surgeon, he took a very active role in health legislation in Indiana after the war. He was a member of the 86th Indiana Infantry which was in Wood’s Division.

Image source: Ruth Lilly Medical Library



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