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Author McGaugh, Scott.
Title Surgeon in blue [electronic resource] : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care / Scott McGaugh.
Publication Info. New York : Arcade Pub., c2013.
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Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: "We are almost worked to death" -- Not a learned profession: "Open-hearted frankness" -- Outpost medicine: "We had no bandages" -- The Hammond alliance: "Their wounds, as yet, undressed" -- Taking medical command: "I found it in a deplorable condition" -- Antietam: "I pray God may stop such infernal work" -- Fredericksburg: "A huge serpent of blue and steel" -- Chancellorsville: "What will the country say?" -- Gettysburg: "I turned away and cried" -- Validation: "Little more remained to be done" -- Wildcatter: "A good kind husband" -- Compassionate coroner: "I have done my duty faithfully" -- Enduring legacy: "War is a terrible thing at best" -- Epilogue: "Today I am used up."
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on Aug. 19, 2013).
Subject Letterman, Jonathan, 1824-1872.
Surgeons -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Army -- Surgeons -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.
Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States. Army of the Potomac -- Biography.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Print version: McGaugh, Scott. Surgeon in blue. New York : Arcade Publishing, 2013 9781611458398 (DLC) 2013010329
ISBN 9781611459302 (electronic bk.)
1611459303 (electronic bk.)
9781611458398
1611458390
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