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In hospital and camp : the Civil War through the eyes of its doctors and nurses / compiled by Harold Elk Straubing.

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  • ISBN: 9780811740975 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (129 pages)
  • Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania : Stackpole Books, 1993.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Letters from a surgeon of the Civil War / John G. Perry, as compiled by Martha Darby Perry -- Thirteen months in the Rebel Army / William G. Stevenson -- Army of the Potomac : behind the scenes / Alfred L. Castleman -- Confederate surgeon's letters to his wife / Spencer Glasgow Welch -- United States Sanitary Commission memoirs / John A. Lidell -- In hospital and camp / Sophronia E. Bucklin -- Hospital sketches / Louisa May Alcott -- Reminiscences of an Army Nurse during the Civil War / Adelaide W. Smith -- Hospital transports / Frederick Law Olmstead -- Specimen days / Walt Whitman.
Summary, etc.:
This anthology tells the fascinating story of how medicine was practiced in military hospitals and in the field during the Civil War. Includes first-person accounts by Louisa May Alcott and Walt Whitman.
Source of Description Note:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBC, viewed March 1, 2018).
Subject: Medicine, Military > United States > History > 19th century.
Medicine, Military > History.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Medical care.

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