A Short Biographical Sketch and in Memoriam of Dr. Carl Herrmann Horsch, 1822-1891

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Riverside Press, 1893 - 27 pages
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Page 15 - Horsch was appointed a member of the first state board of health. He helped organize it, and served thereon until failing health compelled him to resign in 1886.
Page 22 - Horsch's religion was not confined to sentiment or belief only, but carried into every act of his daily life. His nobility of soul was recognized by all with whom he came in contact, but those on whom he bestowed the inestimable privilege of his innermost friendship best know the full strength and beauty of his spiritual nature.
Page 21 - ... still occupying very humble positions in life. Dr. Horsch was brought up in the Lutheran church ; as he grew older he began to question and doubt, and could no longer accept its narrow and irrational theology. Naturally he swung to Materialism, but his strong mind could not long rest satisfied there ; as his reason developed he grew into broader, higher, nobler conceptions of God and religion than those of his boyhood. Patients belonging to the so-called Evangeh'cal sects were sometimes .concerned...
Page 23 - His nobility of soul was recognized by all with whom he came in contact, but those on whom he bestowed the inestimable privilege of his innermost friendship best know the full strength and beauty of his spiritual nature. The lifemotive of this brave, noble-hearted, aspiring soul is fittingly expressed in the inscription on his memorial-stone, written by Dr. FE Abbot, a friend of many years : — " His worship of the All-Good was faithful and loving service of his brother man.
Page 15 - But his work was done ; fatigue, consequent on over-exertion and exposure, brought on a malarial fever, which nearly cost him his life, and from whose effects he never fully recovered.
Page 14 - Berry immediately gave him his commission, and he joined the army near New Orleans. Here his experience in the German army was of great benefit to him, and his merit was soon recognized.
Page 13 - This singular decision against a man who had served with honor five years in the German army was due to the aversion of the board to homoeopathy. Three months afterward the surgeon of the Fifteenth Regiment resigned, on account of illness, and the field and staff officers petitioned for Dr.
Page 14 - June he received an order promoting him to first operator, and assigning his brigade-surgeon and another as his assistants. In vain he tried to decline the position, insisting that it belonged to another...
Page 14 - We all had to do our full duty, day and night.

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