Civil War Hospital Newspapers

Civil War Hospital Newspapers
Author : Ira Spar, M.D.
Publisher : McFarland
Total Pages : 252
Release : 2016-06-22
ISBN 10 : 9781476665603
ISBN 13 : 1476665605
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Civil War Hospital Newspapers Book Description:

Of the 192 Union military hospitals during the Civil War, nine circulated newspapers written, edited and printed by convalescents. Editorial policies ranged from defanging copperhead Democrats to providing a record of soldiers' experiences. The horrors of wound infection and amputation were reported in the words of surgeons, nurses and patients. Sermons cautioned against drink, tobacco and profanity while stressing patriotic sacrifice. Those who experienced the war wrote about it in simple narrative, providing insight into wartime health care and a broader understanding of their struggles. Convalescent life was painful and terrifying. Bed-ridden for months with fever and festering wounds, disabled veterans wondered who would respond to their needs. Who would hire them? Who would marry them? This book covers the founding and development of nine hospital newspapers, each explored by subject matter: patriotism, politics, religion, satire, romance and marriage, battlefield experience and treatment of prisoners of war.

Related Books

Civil War Hospital Newspapers
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: Ira Spar, M.D.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-22 - Publisher: McFarland

Of the 192 Union military hospitals during the Civil War, nine circulated newspapers written, edited and printed by convalescents. Editorial policies ranged fro
New Havenäó»s Civil War Hospital
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Ira Spar, M.D.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-08 - Publisher: McFarland

As the Civil War’s toll mounted, an antiquated medical system faced a deluge of sick and wounded soldiers. In response, the United States created a national c
Hospital Ships & Troop Transport of the First World War
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Campbell McCutcheon
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-15 - Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

Campbell McCutcheon tells the story of the First World War hospital ships.
Hospital at War
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Zachary Friedenberg
Categories: Physicians
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

The army's 95th Evac became the first American hospital to penetrate Nazioccupied Europe. Friedenberg, a young surgeon fresh out of his internship at the time,
Hospital Care for Spanish War Veterans
Language: en
Pages: 22
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Subcommittee on Hospitals
Categories: Military pensions
Type: BOOK - Published: 1960 - Publisher:

The Ontario Military Hospital
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: John Pateman
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Lulu.com

Hospital Building Program. World War Veterans' Legislation. Hearings Before the Subcommittee ... H.R. 15633
Language: en
Pages: 185
Authors: United States. Congress. House. Committee on World War Veterans' Legislation
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1927 - Publisher:

Veterans' Administration Hospital Expenditures for World War I Veterans for General Medical and Surgical Conditions, 1919-68
Language: en
Pages: 3
A War Nurse’s Diary; Sketches From A Belgian Field Hospital [Illustrated Edition]
Language: en
Pages: 78
Authors: Anon.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-13 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

Illustrated with 33 photos of the author’s comrades, adventures and hospitals. When war broke out in 1914, it was imagined in Britain that the war with German
The First Canadians In France, The Chronicle Of A Military Hospital In The War Zone
Language: en
Pages: 162
Authors: Lt. Col. Frederick McKelvey Bell
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-13 - Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

Lt. Col. Frederick McKelvey Bell holds an eminent place among the Canadians that were engaged in the war effort in France; his medical unit was the first of the