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McCLELLAN, Ely, physician, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2;3 August, 1834. He is the son of Samuel McClellan (vol. iv., p. 85). He studied at the University of Pennsylvania and at Williams, and was graduated at Jefferson medical college in 1856. Dr. McClellan entered the National army as a surgeon in 1861, and has since remained in the service. Among his writings are "Obstetrical Procedures among the Aborigines of North America" (Louisville, Kentucky, 1873); "Fibroid Tumors of the Uterus" (1874) ; "Cholera Hygiene" (1874) ; "Common Carriers, or the Porters of Disease" (1874); "A History of the Cholera Epidemic of 18'73 in the United States" (Washington, 1875); "Battey's Operation" (Louisville, 1875); " A Note of Warning: Lessons to be Learned from Cholera Facts of the Past Year, and from Recent Cholera Literature" (1876) ; " On the Relation of Health Boards and other Sanitary Organizations with Civic Authorities" (Atlanta, Georgia, 1876); and "A Review of Von Pettenkofer's Outbreak of Cholera among Convicts " (Louisville, 1877)
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