Ambulances In The Field

This photograph depicts the ambulance presence on the battlefield. Despite modern advances in military medicine, hundreds of thousands died from their wounds and illnesses.

Location:
201 West Monument Street Baltimore,Maryland 21201
Identifier:
Z24.1856
Institution:
Maryland Historical Society

Suture

This suture, when recovered retained its elasticity and was encased in solid plastic.

Description (physical):

Rubber. W .16 cm

Location:
3201 Clay Street Vicksburg,Mississippi 39183
Identifier:
2010.0001.0026
Institution:
Vicksburg National Military Park

Civil War Medicine

Date:
2002
Creator:
Bollet, Alfred J.
Publisher/Studio:
Tuscon, AZ: Galen Press Ltd.
Description (physical):

Hardbound, 6" x 9.5", 489 p. with index

Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

Hospital Flag

Date:
c. 1863

This US Army Medical Department flag was hung outside of a house, church, barn or post to mark that the structure was being used as a hospital. The flag heading has "E&H" stamped on it. Evans and Hassall was business in Philadelphia that operated from 1859-1866. Army branches were assigned a color; sky blue for infantry, red for artillery, yellow for cavalry, and green for the medical branch.

Description (physical):

Wool bunting with cotton. 13 7/8" x 28 3/8"

Location:
1195 Baltimore Pike Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325
Identifier:
2010.0006.0011
Institution:
Gettysburg National Military Park

Walter Reed And Yellow Fever

Date:
1923
Creator:
Howard A. Kelly
Publisher/Studio:
Baltimore, MD: Norman, Remington Company

Traces the career of Walter Reed with a focus on his research and methods regarding the treatment of yellow fever at the end of the 19th-century.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC07, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Recollections Of A Rebel Surgeon

Date:
1901
Creator:
F.E. Daniel
Publisher/Studio:
Chicago, IL: Clinic Publishing

Autobiography follows the experience of Surgeon F.E. Danial, CSA through the Civil War.

Description (physical):

Haredback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC08, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

The Physiology Of Digestion

Date:
1836
Creator:
Andrew Combe
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Howe & Bates

An early-/mid-19th-century treatise on the mechanics of human digestion.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC09, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Carlos Finlay And Yellow Fever

Date:
1940
Creator:
Carlos E. Finlay
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: Oxford University Press

Details the work of Dr. Carlos Finlay to combat and cure yellow fever on the island of Cuba during the late 19th and early 20th-centuries.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC10, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

Yellow Fever: A Nautical Disease

Date:
1879
Creator:
John Gamgee
Publisher/Studio:
New York, NY: D. Appleton and Company

Gamgee examines the origins and treatment of yellow fever with an emphasis on the maritime implications and shipboard treatments.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC12, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum

History Of Yellow Fever

Date:
1909
Creator:
George Augustin
Publisher/Studio:
New Orleans, LA: Searcy & Pfaff Ltd.

A comprehensive work detailing the history of yellow fever through the centuries, including a breakdown by country of the disease. A final section discusses the yellow fever epidemic of 1905.

Description (physical):

Hardback

Location:
301 East Pratt Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Identifier:
MC13, LCCN:
Institution:
USS Constellation Museum