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Very interesting, lots of areas that I was not aware of during that time period. The book was very descriptive. Anyone interested in the war will enjoy this book very much.Published on February 25, 2014 by book shelf
Our son-in-law is a thoracic surgeon and he requested this tome on Civil War surgery and the medical practices (or lack thereof) at the time. Read morePublished on November 20, 2013 by Julie W. Snyder
I enjoyed the read. I was disappointed that the book was so expensive, even used, but found it worthwhile and learned a lot about the people and the times and how Civil War-era... Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by Michigan Reader
Ther might be a tendency when reading alot of books on the Civil War to concentrate on military personalities,grand stategy,tactics,and blame,blame and more blame that even years... Read morePublished on June 26, 2009 by Douglas E. Libert
Medicine was another major area where the combatants of the Civil War were ill-equipped to begin. Prior to the Civil War hospitals were by and large places where one did not want... Read morePublished on June 10, 2007 by Virgil Brown
If you only buy one book on civil war medicine, this
is the book to purchase.