Richmond's Wartime Hospitals

Richmond's Wartime Hospitals

by Rebecca Calcutt
     
 

In-depth study of medical care during the Civil War. While medical science enjoyed several advances during the Civil War, the doctors and hospitals in the Southern states faced overwhelming casualties with few supplies and inadequate personnel. By focusing on facilities in Virginia's capitol, Mrs. Calcutt illustrates how exhausted resources rapidly defeated

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Overview

In-depth study of medical care during the Civil War. While medical science enjoyed several advances during the Civil War, the doctors and hospitals in the Southern states faced overwhelming casualties with few supplies and inadequate personnel. By focusing on facilities in Virginia's capitol, Mrs. Calcutt illustrates how exhausted resources rapidly defeated southern doctors' heroic efforts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589802971
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.86(d)

Meet the Author

Rebecca Barbour Calcutt has a master’s degree in antebellum southern history and is also the author of South Carolina’s Revolutionary War Battlefields: A Tour Guide.

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