||Understanding Civil War medicine -- Women, war, and medicine -- Infectious disease in the Civil War -- Connecting home to hospital and camp : the work of the USSC -- The Sanitary Commission and its critics -- The Union's general hospital -- Medicine for a new nation -- Confederate medicine : disease, wounds, and shortages -- Mitigating the horrors of war -- A public health legacy -- Medicine in postwar America.
||"In telling the stories of soldiers, families, physicians, nurses, and administrators, [the author] concludes that medical science was not as limited at the beginning of the war as has been portrayed. Medicine and public health clearly advanced during the war-- and continued to do so after military hostilities ceased"--Jacket.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|ISBN||9781421409993 (hardcover ; alk. paper)|
|ISBN||1421409992 (hardcover ; alk. paper)|