By Glenna R Schroeder-Lein
Sincerely geared up, authoritative, and readable, this first-of-its-kind encyclopedia bargains basic readers and students alike certain insurance of the superb saga of Civil struggle medication on each side of the clash.
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The ﬁrst known ambulance cars were developed in Missouri in September 1861 by order of General John C. Frémont. Two freight cars with berths, cooking facilities, and nurses transported patients from the army to St. Louis daily. In other locations, stretchers were hung from the car ceiling by ropes, an arrangement that tended to make the soldiers occupying them feel uneasy. In another Northern design, two or three stretchers, one above the other, were lashed to upright posts. The Army of the Cumberland (Union) operated three hospital trains of ten to twelve cars each during the Atlanta campaign in Georgia in 1864.
Thomas, ed. Lesley J. Gordon and John C. Inscoe, pp. 335–348. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. Southern Practitioner 22–39 (1900–1917). Wood, Thomas Fanning. Doctor to the Front: The Recollections of Confederate Surgeon Thomas Fanning Wood, 1861–1865, ed. Donald B. Koonce. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2000. ANTIETAM, BATTLE OF (1862) The Battle of Antietam (or Sharpsburg), the bloodiest single day of the Civil War, as well as in American history generally, took place near Sharpsburg, Maryland, on September 17, 1862.
See also: Alcohol, Abuse of; Alcohol, Medicinal Uses of; Ambulances; Amputation; Andersonville Prison; Antietam, Battle of; Brinton, John Hill; Gettysburg, Battle of; Gunshot Wounds; Hammond, William Alexander; Hospitals, Field; Lincoln, Abraham; The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion; Minié Balls; Sickles, Daniel Edgar; Woodward, Joseph Janvier. Bibliography Brinton, John H. Personal Memoirs of John H. Brinton, Civil War Surgeon, 1861–1865. New York: Neale, 1914; reprint, Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996.
The Encyclopedia of Civil War Medicine by Glenna R Schroeder-Lein