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Rhode Island's Civil War Hospital: Life and Death at Portsmouth Grove, 1862-1865 Paperback – May 4, 2012

ISBN-13: 978-0786468614 ISBN-10: 0786468610

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: McFarland (May 4, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0786468610
  • ISBN-13: 978-0786468614
  • Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 6.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,208,384 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Grzyb examines the challenges inherent in managing all Civil War medical facilities and provides an excellent analysis of the state of medicine during the early portion of the Civil War...well written and easy to read...of great interest" --Civil War News

"Grzyb...provides modern-day readers with a detailed, thought-provoking study of how medical care evolved during the course of the conflict." --Civil War Times

"An in-depth look at the daily routine of a general hospital...easy to read, full of details about an army general hospital, with plenty of pictures and illustrations...highly recommended." --Society of Civil War Surgeons

About the Author

Frank L. Grzyb, author of two previous books, has contributed numerous articles to newspapers and magazines about America's Civil War. He is a member of the Rhode Island Civil War Round Table and lives in Rhode Island.

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I could not find this book anywhere else when I read about it in the paper. It was very interesting reading and full of things I never knew about my home state.
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By CL Sprague on January 24, 2013
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Excellent book that gave a good understanding of what it was like to 1. Work in a hospital 2. Confined to a hospital 3. all the interesting observations that were included.
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By Toni A. Geren on December 21, 2014
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Was great for my genealogy research. My 3rd Gr-grandfather was here during the Civil War.
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