Civil War Medicine: Challenges and Triumphs

Alfred Jay Bollet
Are amputations on screaming, unanesthetized men your image of Civil War medicine? If so, you are wrong! CIVIL WAR MEDICINE shatters these enduring myths by blending first-person accounts with a modern analysis of historical data. Illustrated. Includes chapter references, the following Appendices: Civil War Timeline, Organization of Civil War Field Armies, U.S. Wartime Deaths, Major General George B. McClellan's Order Establishing an Ambulance Corps in the Army of the Potomac, The U.S. Sanitary Commission, Civil War Expenditures in Terms of the Value of the Dollar, Embalming During the Civil War; an extensive Bibliography; and an Index.

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