James M. Schmidt

James M. Schmidt

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Topeka, KS, The United States


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Hi! My name is Jim Schmidt and thanks for visiting my GoodReads Author Page! I am a chemist by training and profession and currently work for a biotech company near Houston, TX.

But by night (and by lunch!) I am a writer!

I have been writing historical pieces for magazines and newspapers for about 15 years. My work has been published in *North & South*, *The Artilleryman*, *Learning Through History*, *World War II*, *Chemical Heritage*, and *Today's Chemist* magazines. My column, "Medical Department," has appeared regularly in *The Civil War News* since September 2000.

My books include "Notre Dame and the Civil War: Marching Onward to Victory" (2010), "Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine" (2009), and "L

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This post originally appeared in 2012 as the last in a 5-part series on the W. W. Gavitt Medical Co. of Topeka, Kansas. It is re-posted on the 150th anniversary of the death of John Wilkes Booth, who was shot by cavalryman Boston Corbett - a review of a very recent book on Corbett is also added.

Boston Corbett Who Killed the Assassin of Lincoln
Selling Patent Medicine

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Notre Dame and the Civil Wa...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 2010
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Galveston and the Civil War...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Lincoln's Labels: America's...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Mending Broken Soldiers: Th...
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