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Soldiers and Official Military Health Care

Kathryn Shively Meier

in Nature's Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in 1862 Virginia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469610764
eISBN:
9781469612607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469610764.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows how soldiers were not completely unarmed in their fight for survival in the elements; they were part of an official network of health care developed by their respective Medical ... More


Freedmen’s Hospitals: The Medical Division of the Freedmen’s Bureau

Jim Downs

in Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering during the Civil War and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199758722
eISBN:
9780190254438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199758722.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the bureaucracy and administrative hierarchy of the Medical Division of the Freedmen’s Bureau as well as Freedmen’s Hospitals, which were modeled on nineteenth-century asylums ... More


Medical Treatment at Chancellorsville

James I. Jr. Robertson

in Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter analyzes the delivery of medical care to the wounded of both armies, thus picking up the story of Chancellorsville where most other historians have left off. Thousands of men endured ... More


Wounds

George C. Rabie

in Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826737
eISBN:
9781469605043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867938_rable.24
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on medical care for wounded soldiers. Confederate military authorities began removing the wounded from farmhouses and temporary field hospitals on December 14 and loaded them ... More


Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Gary W. Gallagher (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays. Departing from the traditional focus on ... More


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