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by George Worthington Adams
Adams calculates that 300,000 Union soldiers lost their lives during the wa. George W. Adams was Chairman of the History Department at Southern Illinois University when I was an undergraduate there.
In addition, there were a startling 400,000 wounded or injured and almost 6,000,000 cases of illness. Undoubtedly, behind the sickness and mortality statistics of the Civil War lie ignorance and inefficiency. Not only was I a history major, I had just been discharged from the Army having served three years as a medic.
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the medical history of the Union Army in the Civil War. 1st Collier Books ed. by George Worthington Adams. Published 1961 by Collier Books in New York.
TITLE Doctors in blue : the medical history of the Union Army in the Civil War, George Worthington Adams. IMPRINT Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, 1996. AUTHOR Adams, Michael C. 1945- TITLE Our masters the rebels : a speculation on Union military failure in the East, 1861-1865, Michael C. C. Adams. IMPRINT Cambridge, Mass. Harvard University Press, 1978.
Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil Wa. We advanced ahead this time.
Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War. Article. Am hist rev. William Quentin Maxwell. George Worthington Adams. Medical Practices in the Civil War. S Beller. We broke from the wood line and ran towards the disorganized cavalrymen. I fired my rifle and continued on a few steps. I paused, realizing that I was in the midst of the Union cavalrymen with the other men of my unit coming up behind me.
The state of medical knowledge at the time of the Civil War was extremely primitive. Doctors did not understand infection, and did little to prevent it. It was a time before antiseptics, and a time when there was no attempt to maintain sterility during surgery. While the typical soldier was at very high risk of being shot and killed in combat, he faced an even greater risk of dying from disease.
Bibliography of American Civil War Union military unit histories. The following list is a Bibliography of American Civil War Union military unit histories. For an overall national view see Bibliography of the American Civil War. For histories of the Confederacy see Bibliography of American Civil War Confederate military unit histories
Similar in scope to H. H. Cunningham's Doctors in Gray, George Worthington Adams' Doctors in Blue, originally published more than forty years ago and now available for the first time in a paperback edition, remains the definitive work on the medical history of the Union army.