Re: [WarOf1812] Digest Number 1108
- In a message dated 9/7/2001 4:59:17 AM Central Daylight Time,
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Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 14:47:19 -0700
From: Robert E Thomas <greenjacket@...>
I've just joined the list and as the first post I received was from
Jim asking for an introduction, I thought I'd send it out.
Since my diagnosis, I've been studying various illnesses in military
history and while MS was first identified in the 1860's, I've seen some
evidence of it during the Napoleonic Wars. My personal feeling is that it
must have been there at the time and even earlier.
Welcome. I think you are going to be a great asset to this list. I like to
read posts on the history of medicine and I look forward to learning from you
about illnesses in military history and their treatment. Marilyn P.