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Civil War medicine, a surgeon's diary, edited by Robert D. Hicks

Label
Civil War medicine, a surgeon's diary, edited by Robert D. Hicks
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
resource.biographical
contains biographical information
resource.governmentPublication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
portraitsillustrationsmaps
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Civil War medicine
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
1048107083
Responsibility statement
edited by Robert D. Hicks
Sub title
a surgeon's diary
Summary
"...29-year-old surgeon James Fulton transports readers into the harsh and deadly conditions of the Civil War as he struggles to save the lives of the patients under his care... he provides a detailed account of his two years in the army, including his experiences treating the wounded and diseased during some of the most critical campaigns of the Civil War and his relationships with soldiers, their commanders, civilians, other health-care workers, and the opposing Confederate army. The diary also includes his notes on recipes for medical ailments from sore throats to syphilis."--Back cover
Target audience
adult
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