Prologue to Change
By: Robert G. Slawson, MD, FACR
African Americans in Medicine in the Civil War Era
Prologue to Change is and in-depth look at African American medical practitioners before and during the Civil War, including their medical education and their service in the Union Army. Dr. Slawson began his search with the eight men who were generally known to have served in a medical capacity in the Union Army. In the course of his research, he discovered four previously unknown African Americans who were surgeons during the Civil War.
Softcover, 52 pages