The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion. Prepared under the Direction of Surgeon General Joseph K. Barnes

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While most publishers content themselves with one form of illustration in any individual book, a few select titles include a variety of illustrative techniques. This account of surgical pratices during the American Civil War includes etchings, wood engravings, lithographs, chromolithographs, albumen photographs, heliotypes, and woodburytypes. In short, almost every reproductive process available at the time can be found somewhere within these six bound volumes. Here are a few samples.

United States. Surgeon-General’s Office. The Medical and Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1870-1888). John Shaw Pierson Civil War Collection W Oversize W53.923q

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Excellent site! Not simply to find so it is a lot of illustrations and the information on medicine of times of civil war. I am a doctor, i always interested medicine of the past, is especial during war. So it is a lot of material for the doctor so it is a lot of opportunities for studying! It is confident, that not always humane studying..... There was no control over profession of a physician at that time. Therefore so many opening are made by physicians at that time so a lot of material it is investigated so many experiences are put.

Thanks you for creation of this blog, best regards? dr. Gregor