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With a promising career already begun, with a wife and children at home, Dr. Thomas Barton nevertheless enlisted in the Union Army at the outbreak of the American Civil War. He served as a hospital steward, physician, and surgeon during the siege of Vicksburg and the Chattanooga Campaign. The effort ruined his health but he kept on as long as he could.