New Haven S Civil War Hospital

Pub Date : 2013-11-07 | Author : Ira Spar, M.D. | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9780786476824
ISBN 13 : 0786476826

As the Civil War's toll mounted, an antiquated medical system faced a deluge of sick and wounded soldiers. In response, the United States created a national care system primarily f..

Marrow Of Tragedy

Pub Date : 2013-07-08 | Author : Margaret Humphreys | Publisher : JHU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781421410005
ISBN 13 : 1421410001

The Civil War was the greatest health disaster the United States has ever experienced, killing more than a million Americans and leaving many others invalided or grieving. Poorly p..

Learning From The Wounded

Pub Date : 2014-03-17 | Author : Shauna Devine | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469611563
ISBN 13 : 1469611562

Nearly two-thirds of the Civil War's approximately 750,000 fatalities were caused by disease--a staggering fact for which the American medical profession was profoundly unprepared...

Felix De La Baume And Henry Wirz

Pub Date : 2012-03-17 | Author : Michael Hirtzel | Publisher : Michael Hirtzel

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ISBN 13 :

The name Felix De La Baume has always been synonymous with the controversial conviction and subsequent hanging of Henry Wirz. Re-examining both De La Baume and Wirz's roles in the ..

Preserve Your Love For Science

Pub Date : 2002-07-25 | Author : Bonnie Ellen Blustein | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521528437
ISBN 13 : 9780521528436

A life of one of the most successful American physicians of the nineteenth century...