January 16, 2018

“Civil War Surgeon Archibald S. Maxwell – And Iowa Soldiers’ Aid”
– George C. Maxwell

January 16, 2018

Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell served in the Civil War in the City of Davenport, Iowa’s volunteer medical missions following the battles of Fort Donelson and Shiloh. Mr. George Maxwell, the great-great-great- grandson of the doctor will also discuss soldiers’ aid/sanitary commissions in Iowa during the Civil War.

George C. Maxwell is a practicing attorney in Minneapolis, Minnesota at the Borene Law Firm. He received his J.D. from the University of Iowa Law School in May 2001, graduating with High Distinction. He was a member of, and a Note and Comment Editor for, the Iowa Law School’s Transnational and Contemporary Problems Journal. He also holds a bachelor of the arts in Political Science and Russian from the University of Northern Iowa, and upon graduation received the Purple and Old Gold Award for Meritorious Scholarship in Russian. In connection with his bachelor degree, he studied Russian language at Moscow State Linguistics University and Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia. Mr. Maxwell has written a number of published articles that touch on immigration law and other legal topics. Agent of Mercy: The Untold Story of Dr. Archibald S. Maxwell Civil War Surgeon and Iowa State Sanitary Agent is his first book.