Dixon family papers  1833-1875 (bulk 1862-1865, 1873-1875)
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Born in Richmond, Vt., in 1838, Dr. Orland P. Sweet appears to have served as a surgeon at Carver Hospital, Washington, D.C., during the Civil War. Carver was one of numerous hospitals established in the capital to deal with the flood tide of war casualties from the front. Sweet died in Lowell, Vt., on June 8, 1872.