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...more

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This week marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of a terrible yellow fever epidemic that struck Galveston, TX, during the Civil War. By the time the epidemic ended with the first frost in November 1864, more than 250 soldiers and civilians had died from the disease, with several times that sick and debilitated.
I'm so honored that the Galveston County Daily News saw fit topublish a featur... Read more of this blog post »
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Galveston and the Civil War...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2012
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Notre Dame and the Civil Wa...
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2010
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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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