"Directions to army surgeons on the field of battle"

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Title

"Directions to army surgeons on the field of battle"

Subject

Amputation
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Medical care

Abstract

The Sanitary Commission printed these brief battlefield surgery instructions of the British Surgeon General from the Crimean War for use of Union surgeons during the Civil War. The passage displayed outlines the decisions taken in amputation cases.

Creator

Guthrie, G. J. (George James)

Publisher

Washington, D.C., 1861

Date Created

1861

Rights

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Access Rights

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Is Part Of

Boston Medical Library Rare Books Collection (33.M.302).

References

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Format

text

Extent

Cover of pamphlet.

Language

English

Type

text

Identifier

DigID0001609

Files

0001609_dref.jpg

Citation

Guthrie, G. J. (George James), “"Directions to army surgeons on the field of battle",” OnView, accessed February 25, 2024, https://collections.countway.harvard.edu/onview/items/show/6083.

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