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Hand-book for the military surgeon: being a compendium of the duties of the medical officer in the field, ..., 1862

Written by United States Army Surgeon Charles Tripler and Professor of Surgery George Blackman, this publication recounts strategies for battling persistent dangers to soldiers' health while living in camps including sanitary conditions, supplies, dysentery, and treatment of battle wounds.

Courtesy National Library of Medicine

Title page of the Hand-book for the military surgeon with text.
  • Topic:

    Military Medicine
  • Creator:

    Chas. S. Tripler (1806–1866), George C. Blackman (1819–1871)