Daniel M.,James M Greiner,Janet L Coryell,James R Smither's A Surgeon's Civil War: The Letters and Diary of Daniel M. PDF

By Daniel M.,James M Greiner,Janet L Coryell,James R Smither

ISBN-10: 0873384946

ISBN-13: 9780873384940

ISBN-10: 0873385381

ISBN-13: 9780873385381

Daniel M. Holt, a winning state health professional within the upstate village of Newport, big apple, authorised the location of assistant general practitioner within the 121st big apple Volunteer military in August 1862. At age forty two while he used to be commissioned, he was once the oldest member of the employees. yet his adventure served him good, as his regiment participated in approximately all of the significant campaigns within the japanese theater of the warCrampton's hole prior to Antietam, Fredericksburg, Salem Church, the Mine Run crusade, the barren region, Spotsylvania, chilly Harbor, Petersburg, the 1864 Shenandoah Valley crusade, and Appomattox. In a Surgeon's Civil conflict, the knowledgeable and articulate Holt describes camp existence, military politics, and the scientific problems that he and his colleagues skilled. His memories and letters offer an insider's examine drugs as practiced at the battlefield and supply occasional glimpses of the efficacy of physician common William A. Hammond's reforms as they affected Holt's regiment. He additionally reviews on different topics, together with slavery and nationwide occasions. Holt served till October 17, 1864 whilst in poor health future health pressured him to resign.

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