Stories of Appalachia Personalities Andrew Taylor Still

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Andrew Taylor Still, born in the Appalachian frontier town of Jonesville, Virginia, went on to become a self-educated doctor.  He moved to Kansas just in time to become involved in the bloody civil war sparked there by the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act.  He fought in the American Civil War, too, but it was his development of a new form of medical practice that placed him in the history books.

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