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Gangrene and glory : medical care during the American Civil War

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Kirtland Community College Library E 621 .F74 2001 30775305507718 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780252070105
  • ISBN: 0252070100
  • Physical Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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  • Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 2001.

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General Note: Originally published: Madison, N.J. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; London : Associated University Presses, ©1998.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-246) and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note: 1. American medicine in the 1850s -- 2. Creating Confederate medicine -- 3. Lincoln finds a Surgeon General -- 4. Maggots and minié balls -- 5. The introduction of women nurses -- 6. Union hospital ships along the western rivers -- 7. The beginnings of the Letterman system -- 8. Confederate medicine organizing -- 9. Northern medicine organized -- 10. Medicine at sea -- 11. Stonewall Jackson struck by friendly fire -- 12. "Mine eyes have seen the glory" -- 13. Northern versus southern medicine at Vicksburg -- 14. Confederate medicine deteriorating -- 15. Union enclaves along the Confederate coast -- 16. The trial of William Hammond -- 17. Confederate medical support during the Atlanta campaign -- 18. Preparing for the final Union campaigns --19. Union medical support for the decisive campaigns of 1864 -- 20. The last full measure of devotion -- 21. Aftermath -- 22. The American Civil War as a biological phenomenon -- 23. Comparing northern to southern medical care -- 24. Did medical care make a difference?
Subject: Medicine, Military United States History 19th century
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Medical care
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