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Civil War Medical Books And Surgical Manuals by Title

Listed here is Civil War medical books and surgical manuals by title and catagorized. I have shown the books specifically for use by the Confederate States Army Medical Department with C.S.A. Those books can be found stamped, C.S.A. Hospital Department, and are very rare in that state.

Books used by the Union Army or the U.S.A. Medical Department are found to hold the following stamps:
U.S.A. Medical Department
U.S. Army Medical Department
U.S.A. Med. Dept.
U.S.A. Hosp. Dept. (for the United States Army Hospital Department)
U.S.A. Hospital Department
U.S.A. Hospt. Dep't.

Some of the Civil War books on medicine and surgery are hard backed and bound in leather while some of the small handbooks, such as Stephen Smith's Hand-book of Surgical Operations, was bound in limp cloth. There were very of the manauls and books used in Civil War medicine that were paperbacked but there were a few. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences was an important paper backed book that was used. This journal was produced quarterly and carried current events that dealt not only with military surgery and medicine but also referenced civil medicine as well.

Civil War Medical Books by Title and Category

Books on Surgery Materia Medica, Pharmacy, Therapeutics, Medicine
System of Surgery by Samuel Gross
Science and Art of Surgery by Eric Erichsen
Modern Surgery by Robert Druitt
Ambulance Surgeon by Appia
Commentaries on the Surgery of War by Guthrie
Gunshot Wounds Injuries of Nerves by Mitchell, Morehouse, Keen
Handbook of Surgical Operations by Stephen Smith
Military Medical & Surgical Essays by Hammond
Manual of Military Surgery, (C.S.A.) by Preston Moore
Fractures and Dislocations by Frank Hamilton
Anatomy of the Arteries by John Power
Gray's Anatomy
On Bandaging by Sargent
Excision of Joints by Hodges
A Treatise on Military Surgery and Hygiene by Frank Hamilton
A Manual of Military Surgery (C.S.A) by Julian Chisolm
A Manual of Minor Surgery by John H. Packard
An Epitome of Practical Surgery (C.S.A) by Edward Warren
A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds by Longmore
On Hemorrhage from Wounds by Valentine Mott
Operative Surgery by Skey
Chloroform and Anesthetics by Snow
Gunshot Wounds by Schuppert (C.S.A)
Handbook for the Military Surgeon by Charles Tripler
Gunshot Fractures by Stromeyer and Esmarch
Principles of Surgery by Smith

Surgical Anatomy by Maclise
Notes on the Surgery of War in the Crimea by Macleod
Gunshot Wounds of the Arteries by Lidell
Human Anatomy by Wilson
Therapeutics & Materia Medica by Alfred Stille
United States Dispensatory by Wood & Bache
Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison
A Manual of Elementary Chemistry by Fownes
Principles and Practice of Medicine by John Bennett
Diseases of the Chest by Gerhard
Memoranda Medica by Henry Hartshorne
Medical Jurisprudence by Alfred Taylor
Thomson's Conspectus by Anthony Thomson
Cellular Pathology by Rudolf Virchow
Therapeutics and Pharmacology by George Wood
Camp Diseases by Janvier Woodward
Principles of Human Physiology by Carpenter
A Treatise on Human Physiology by Dalton
The Medical Formulary by Benjamin Ellis
On Military and Camp Hospitals by Hough
A Manual of Etherization by Charles Jackson
Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy
A Treatise on Fever by Lyons
Venereal Diseases by Bumstead
A Handbook of Hospital Practice by Robert Lyons
A Treatise on Hygiene by William Hammond
Principles and Practice of Physic by Thomas Watson
Enlisting and Discharging Soldiers by Bernard and Huette
Manual of Instructions for Discharge of Soldiers by Ordronaux
Hints on the Medical Examination of Recruits by Henderson
Army Surgeon's Manual by Grace
A Report on Hospital Gangrene by Middleton Goldsmith
Lectures on Materia Medica by Beck
Enlisting and Discharging Soldiers by Bartholow
Hospital Stewards Manual by Janvier Woodward

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