3 edition of Disease in the Civil War found in the catalog.
Disease in the Civil War
Paul E. Steiner
|Statement||by Paul E. Steiner.|
|LC Classifications||E621 .S8|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xv, 243 p.|
|Number of Pages||243|
|LC Control Number||68018307|
And Northern envy only exacerbated the South’s greatest fear: race war. In the 60 years preceding the outbreak of civil war, Northern and Southern fanatics ramped up the struggle over slavery. By the time they had become intractable enemies, only the tragedy of a bloody civil war could save the Union. Death, Disease, and Life at War could certainly find a home on any Civil War historian’s bookshelf. Christopher E. Loperfido, Death, Disease, and Life at War: The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, th and 98th New York Infantry Regiments, Savas Beatie, Pages, Footnotes, Appendices A-E, Bibliography, Index.
Before war in the twentieth century, disease was the number one killer of combatants. Of the , recorded military deaths in the Civil War about two-thirds died from disease. The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by American author Stephen Crane (–). Taking place during the American Civil War, the story is about a young private of the Union Army, Henry Fleming, who flees from the field of me with shame, he longs for a wound, a "red badge of courage," to counteract his cowardice.
For now, here is The Beginner’s Civil War Reading List. Civil War Stories by Ambrose Bierce ; Ken Burns’ The Civil War documentary (it’s 10 hours so it may as well be a book—a good one though) Ulysses S. Grant: Memoirs and Selected Letters by Ulysses S. Grant ; The Civil War: A Narrative by Shelby Foote ; Sherman: Soldier, Realist, American; by B.H. Liddell Hart. during the civil war, heroin addiction among veterans was referred to as the soldiers disease. f. it was not until the that the abuse of marijuana began to arouse public concern. f. the first book on comparative research, entitled comparative criminology was authored by.
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An interesting book that provides a great deal of information about Civil War diseases is Nature’s Civil War: Common Soldiers and the Environment in Virginia (Civil War America).
It describes what the soldiers really had to endure just to keep themselves healthy in such an unhealthy environment. There are descriptions of this disease in Civil War troops, such as this superb one by Joseph Woodward: Disease begins “with malaise, languor, and indisposition to exertion.” “Vague pains appear in various Disease in the Civil War book of the body,” but their most common seat is in the thighs and legs, and in the small of the back.” “As the.
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Death, Disease, and Disease in the Civil War book at War: The Civil War Letters of Surgeon James D. Benton, th and 98th New York Infantry Regiments/5(46).
"Downs' book places the Civil War in another perspective that helps the reader think critically beyond the Emancipation Proclamation I would highly recommend this book."--Joshua V. Chanin, The Midwest Book Review "One comes away from this book with no doubt that the path out of slavery was a minefield of death and disease that needs its proper acknowledgement in histories of Cited by: Dysentery was the worst disease of the Civil War, and the overall main killer of soldiers in the war.
Dysentery killed approximat Union soldiers Confederate soldiers. This disease, called "quickstep" by the soldiers, involves inflammation of the intestine causing abdominal pain and diarrhea containing blood, and may also.
Thomas Fleming's book doesn't exactly present a "new understanding" of why we fought the Civil War, but it certainly does contain a sound, nuanced, and rather moderate explanation of why we fought the Civil War.
Fleming's book walks a middle road between Southern "Lost Cause" mythology and Northern triumphalism, not in a tired "the truth Reviews: Most Civil War books are about great battles and specific generals. Drew Gilpin Fast's book, This Republic of Suffering, covers something much more personal.
The tremendous change that swept the United States due to the horrendous number of war dead. The US had never experienced anything like this; especially not in a short four year period.
11 Best Books on the American Civil War. From James McPherson’s definitive history to Tony Horwitz’s adventures among obsessives, here are the 11 best books on the Civil War. disease in the civil war is a very informative book.
it focuses on the issues that are not generally thought of when we consider war. this book gives us an insight into the lives of someof the generals during the civil war and how they dealt with disease.
recently there has been a lot of talk about biological warfare from the taliban. it amazes me to know that biological warfare has been Cited by: A copy of his book on the topic of Venereal Disease is a part of this collection.
Preface to the second edition with comments about knowledge of venereal disease during the Civil War. From the Medical and Surgical History regarding the incidence of venereal disease during the War: "Venereal diseases were associated with intemperance in the.
Civil War amputation tools ~Three-fourths of a surgeons time was spent amputating the limbs of wounded soldiers. Amputations were the chief mode of major surgery before and during the Civil War. Of theextremity wounds that the Union recorded, alm of them resulted in amputations.
According to “The Impact of Disease on the Civil War” by Intisar K Hamidullah, 3/5 Union troops died of diseases. 63% of Union fatalities were due to disease, 12% due to wounds, 19% of Union deaths were due to death on the battle field. Likewise, 2/3 Confederate troops died of infection.
The Civil War book series (OCLC ) chronicles in great detail the American Civil hed by Time Life the series was simultaneously released in the USA and Canada between andwith subsequent identical reprints in the late s - early s following suit for foreign, though untranslated, dissemination as well.
Some titles focused on a specific topic, such as the. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History.
Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). JOSEPH E. JOHNSTON, A Civil War Biography, THE CIVIL WAR IN CULTURE David Blight. RACE AND REUNION: The Civil War in American Memory, Alice Fahs.
THE IMAGINED CIVIL WAR: Popular Literature of the North & South,Drew Gilpin Faust. THIS REPUBLIC OF SUFFERING: Death and the American Civil War, Stephen Railton. (Ma ) Thomas Fleming () Da Capo Press () Hardcover, $27 (pp) This book investigates the origins of the Civil War by tracing its roots to the republic’s earliest days when two factors quickly became evident: secession and slavery.
George Washington addressed both frankly. During his presidential farewell address he urged future leaders to. Distemper - Usually animal disease with malaise, discharge from nose and throat, anorexia.
Dock Fever - Yellow fever. Dropsy - Edema (swelling), often caused by kidney disease (Glomerulonephritis) or heart disease. Dropsy of the Brain - Encephalitis. Dry Bellyache - Lead poisoning.
Dyscrasy. Disease was a major problem among the armies serving in Arkansas during the Civil War. Large numbers of men living in close confines made the spread of illness likely.
As many asmembers of the military across the country lost their lives during the war, and approximately two-thirds of them died from disease. Outbreaks of disease were common in the state even before the beginning of.
2 The Strange Odyssey Of Nashville’s Civil War Prostitutes. During the American Civil War, Union General William Rosecrans became concerned at the amount of time his troops were spending with Nashville’s prostitutes and the corresponding rate of venereal disease.
Leroy Wiley Gresham (Novem – J ) was born in Macon, Georgia, and left behind one of the most remarkable and important diaries ever published.
The seven journals, edited and annotated by Janet E. Croon, were published June 1, by Savas Beatie under the title The War Outside My Window: The Civil War Journals of LeRoy Wiley Gresham. Germs, not guns, were the Civil War's deadliest killer.
Far from the drama on the battlefield, hundreds of thousands of young men died from infectious et Humphreys, Trent Professor of the History of Medicine, discusses the challenges of fighting infectious disease on the battlefield in her latest book "Marrow of Tragedy: The Health Crisis of the American Civil War."Humphreys.
Hundreds of thousands of slaves freed during the American civil war died from disease and hunger after being liberated, according to a new book.
The analysis, by historian Jim Downs of.NO GREATER GLORY is an epic Civil War historical romance on par with GWTW or North & South. An incredible story, as well as excellent historical detailing and insight into the eastern theatre of the war in Virginia. For nearly a full year, this book was the #1 Civil War Romance at Amazon.