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Laennec-style monaural stethoscope. Wooden tube, flared at both ends. Used by James Haller (1824-1907). Haller, a doctor from Middleton, Ohio, was commissioned as an Assistant Surgeon of the 38th Regiment Ohio Volunteers on June 10, 1861. On July 13, 1963 he was promoted to surgeon. Following the Battle of Chickamauga he was trasnferred to the hospital of the Third Division of the 14th Army Corps, where he remained until mustering out on January 9, 1865. Haller and his wife, Annie B. Schenck, settled in Burlingame, Kansas in 1868, where he continued to practice medicine. Haller served at least two terms as Mayor of Burlingame. He was also appointed by Governor Glick as a regent of the State Normal School at Emporia.

Date: between 1860 and 1890

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Item Number: 318757
KSHS Identifier: 1969.34.9

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