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Amelia Grabowski Originally published in Special Edition 2016 in the Surgeon’s Call When the train carrying the 6th Massachusetts Militia pulled into the Washington Baltimore & Ohio railroad station in 1861, it seemed as though all of Washington, DC,…Read More »
Terry Reimer Originally published in Spring/Summer 2010 in the Surgeon’s Call Most of the major medical advances of the Civil War were in organization and technique, rather than medical breakthroughs. In August of 1862, Jonathan Letterman, the Medical…Read More »
Dr. Robert Slawson Originally published in 2011 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 16, No. 2 The story of the history of blood transfusion and its subsidiary, parenteral infusion, must begin with the story of the discovery of the circulation…Read More »
103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Kate McDaniel Originally published in June 2016 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 21, No. 1 The 103rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry heeded the call of President Lincoln to come to the defense of the Union in…Read More »
How Clara Barton First Made Civilian Protection a Core Mission under International Humanitarian Law Michael H. Hoffman, JD Originally published June 2015 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 20, No. 1 Clara Barton stands alone in one unique and…Read More »
William T. Campbell, Ed.D., RN Originally published in December 2013 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 18, No. 2 In an attempt to gain insight into the roles and responsibilities of the Hospital Steward this researcher has been able to…Read More »
His Role & Responsibilities Including His Relationship to Nursing William T. Campbell, Ed.D., RN Originally published in December 2013 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 18, No. 2 In any U.S. Army General Hospital during the Civil War, one would…Read More »
The Life of Dr. Orpheus Everts, Surgeon – 20th Indiana Dr. Linda Sundquist-Nassie A two-part series originally published in December 2014 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 19, No. 2 and June 2015 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 20, No. 1 The…Read More »
Surgeons’ Memories of the Civil War Peter Stanley Originally published in December 2014 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 19, No. 2 What was the effect on Civil War surgeons of their war service? In his pioneering book, Doctors in Blue,…Read More »
Lori Eggleston Originally published in 2014 in the Surgeon’s Call, Volume 19, No. 1 In November of 2012, the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) received a donation of three documents which pertain to the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers…Read More »