Gangrene and Glory: Medical Care During the American Civil War
Dealing with the civil war, this title takes a close look at the battlefield doctors in whose hands rested the lives of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers. It also examines the impact on major campaigns - Manassas, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Shiloh, Atlanta - of ignorance, understaffing, inexperience, and overcrowded hospitals.
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I was recommended this booklet by the staff of Antietam National Battlefield Pry House Field Hospital Museum. It is filled with amazing nuggets about Civil War medicine and its influence on the war ... Read full review
A very interesting angle and new perspective for learning about the Civil War. This book has been my life saver for writing an essay for my IB History class on how medical care effected the overall outcome of the American Civil War. It is written intelligently and to the point where I can still understand everything easily.