Army Medical Department Case Book,1862-1863

Descriptive Summary

Title
Army Medical Department Case Book,1862-1863
Creator
United States Army Medical Dept
Extent
1 v. (109 p.)
Subjects
Hospitals-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- 19th century.
Hospitals-- Kentucky-- Louisville-- History-- Sources.
United States-- History-- Civil War, 1861-1865-- Medical care-- Sources.
United States.-- Army-- Medical care-- Kentucky-- Louisville.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Medical case book, 20 Nov. 1862-21 Apr. 1863, concerning Union hospitals in Louisville during the Civil War. Included is a partial name index of patients, followed by case histories. Case histories give the name and unit of the patient, occasionally additional personal information, description of the affliction, treatment administered, and the result. Some of the case histories are lengthy and give detailed medical information