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Life and LimbPerspectives on the American Civil War$
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David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, and Chris Williams

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781781382509

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2019

DOI: 10.3828/liverpool/9781781382509.001.0001

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Medical and Surgical Memoirs

Medical and Surgical Memoirs

Chapter:
(p.9) Medical and Surgical Memoirs (p.10)
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Life and Limb
Author(s):
David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, Chris Williams
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781781382509.003.0002

This chapter presents two excerpts to give first impressions of the medical situation during the Civil War. One is by William Williams Keen, the first brain surgeon in the USA describing the Battle of Bull Run. The second is taken from the Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion describing the use of ambulance wagons in the field.

Keywords:   Surgical, Wounds, Amputation, Ambulance wagons, Battlefield

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