The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 20, July 1916 - April, 1917 Page: 34
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34 The Southwestern Historical Quarterly
he spent another year in hearing lectures in medicine at this great
University. Returning in 1873 he again practiced his profession,
until the time of his death, in 1889.
While he was a man of very strong convictions, he took prac-
tically no part in public affairs, beyond exercising his rights as
a voter. Although he had suffered his share of misfortune dur-
ing the Civil War, he never entertained the remotest grievance
against the Southern people. It was his opinion that the South
thought itself right; that it had made a good fight; that happily
the Union had been preserved, and that the energy of all citizens
of the United States should be bent towards cementing all forces
for the maintenance of that Union hereafter. How sincere he
was in this feeling can perhaps be best exemplified by the simple
statement that he voted for Samuel J. Tilden, and afterwards
for Grover Cleveland, for President of the United States.
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