Bleeding Blue and Gray

Civil War Surgery and the Evolution of American Medicine

Ira M. Rutkow

 
Publication date:
February 2016
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Illustration :
31
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811716727

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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£15.95

Overview
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• Re-creates the often grisly experiences of wounded and sick Civil War soldiers
• Details efforts by doctors, nurses, politicians, and others to improve care
• Highlights the work of volunteers like Walt Whitman and Louisa May Alcott

"A gritty, compelling story well told."--Publishers Weekly
"Great storytelling that both Civil War buffs and fans of medical history will surely relish.""--Kirkus

A landmark history that charts the practice and progress of American medicine during the Civil War and retells the story of the war through the care given its wounded.