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Veterans, at Pulaski, last October, which attracted widespread at- tention.

General John B. Gordon, general commanding the United Con- federate Veterans, issued a special order, commending in highest trims, the report of the History Committee.


Dr. McGuire married Mary Stuart, daughter of Hon. A. H. H. Stuart, of Staunton, Secretary of the interior under President Fill- more. He is survived by his wife and nine children Dr. Stuart McGuire, of this city; Dr. Hugh McGuire, of Alexandria; Mrs. Edward McGuire, of Richmond; Mrs. William Law Clay, of Sa- vannah, and Miss Francis B. Augusta, M. Gettie, and Margaret, and Mr. Hunter McGuire.

Dr. McGuire' s reputation was not local, nor was it even national, for he was known and honored and beloved in Europe as well as in this hemisphere.

He was frequently honored by the societies of his profession. At different times he filled the following offices:

President of the Medical Society; President of the American Surgical Association ; President of the Association of Medical Officers of the Army and Navy, Confederate States; Vice- President of the International Medical Congress; Vice-President and President of the American Medical Association, and President of the Gynecological Association in 1889.


Dr. George Foy, F. R. C. S. , a distinguished physician and writer on medical subjects, who had visited Dr. McGuire, dedi- cated a fine work on anaesthetics to his host. The dedication read as follows:

"To Hunter McGuire, M. D., LL. D., Fellow and Past President of the American Association of Surgeons, Late Medical Director of the Stonewall Jackson Corps (Second), Army of Northern Virginia, C. S. A.

"Those numerous, brilliant and successful operations, many of which he performed under great difficulties, have made his name honored and esteemed in two hemispheres. This book is dedicated as a mark of respect for his great ability, as a token of personal friendship, by the author."