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The Resource Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care, Scott McGaugh

Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care, Scott McGaugh

Label
Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care
Title
Surgeon in blue
Title remainder
Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care
Statement of responsibility
Scott McGaugh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the life of the Civil War surgeon and how he made battlefield survival possible by creating the first organized ambulance corps and a more effective field hospital system
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10186998
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McGaugh, Scott
Dewey number
  • 973.7/75092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
E621
LC item number
.M36 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Letterman, Jonathan
  • United States
  • United States
  • Surgeons
  • Medicine, Military
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care
Label
Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care, Scott McGaugh
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"We are almost worked to death" -- Not a learned profession: "Open-hearted frankness" -- Outpost medicine: "We had no bandages" -- The Hammond alliance: "Their wounds, as yet, undressed" -- Taking medical command: "I found it in a deplorable condition" -- Antietam: "I pray God may stop such infernal work" -- Fredericksburg: "A huge serpent of blue and steel" -- Chancellorsville: "What will the country say?" -- Gettysburg: "I turned away and cried" -- Validation: "Little more remained to be done" -- Wildcatter: "A good kind husband" -- Compassionate coroner: "I have done my duty faithfully" -- An enduring legacy: "War is a terrible thing at best" -- "Today I am used up."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781611458398
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013010329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)816030264
  • (OCoLC)ocn816030264
  • 321886
Label
Surgeon in blue : Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War doctor who pioneered battlefield care, Scott McGaugh
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-325) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
"We are almost worked to death" -- Not a learned profession: "Open-hearted frankness" -- Outpost medicine: "We had no bandages" -- The Hammond alliance: "Their wounds, as yet, undressed" -- Taking medical command: "I found it in a deplorable condition" -- Antietam: "I pray God may stop such infernal work" -- Fredericksburg: "A huge serpent of blue and steel" -- Chancellorsville: "What will the country say?" -- Gettysburg: "I turned away and cried" -- Validation: "Little more remained to be done" -- Wildcatter: "A good kind husband" -- Compassionate coroner: "I have done my duty faithfully" -- An enduring legacy: "War is a terrible thing at best" -- "Today I am used up."
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 342 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781611458398
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013010329
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)816030264
  • (OCoLC)ocn816030264
  • 321886

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