Dr Abner B Kimball
Born January 24, 1839, in Coshocton county, Ohio. Came to Miami county, Indiana, in 1850; worked on a farm until seventeen
years old; began the study of medicine in 1857; graduated at Rush Medical College in the winter of 1860-61; located at Con-
verse, Indiana; volunteered as a recruit in October, 1864, in Company I, 99th Indiana regiment; recommended for first assistant
surgeon in the regiment; was with the regiment from Atlanta to Washington; was then trans- ferred to 48th Indiana, and commis-
sioned first assistant surgeon; mustered out of service in July; returned to Converse and engaged in the practice of medicine
up to 1884, at which time located at Marion, Grant county, Indiana; continued in the practice until May 20, 1890, at which date
he was appointed surgeon of the Marion branch of the National Soldier's Home, and has served there ever since. Dr. Kimball is a
thorough physician; graduated also at the close of the war at the Bellevue Medical College, New York, in the session of 1868-69.
The soldiers of the National Home are sure of a kindly medical attendance as long as Dr. Kimball remains with them.
New History of the 99th Indiana Infantry: Containing Official Reports, Anecdotes, Incidents, Biographies and Complete Rolls
Daniel R. Lucas, Horner Printing Company, 1900