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Chimborazo: The Confederacy's Largest Hospital

it was amazing 5.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  1 Rating  ·  2 Reviews
Chimborazo Hospital, just outside Richmond, Virginia, served as the Confederacy's largest hospital for four years. During this time, it treated nearly eighty thousand patients, experiencing a mortality rate of just over 11 percent. This book, the first full-length study of a facility that was vital to the Southern war effort, tells the story of those who lived and worked a ...more
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by University of Tennessee Press
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Jan Kovarik
Feb 09, 2015 Jan Kovarik rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People interested in Civil War era medicine
Shelves: civil-war-fact
Carol Green has crafted a succinct history of Chimborazo, a Confederate hospital on that was the cutting-edge of medical practice and administration. I initially purchased the book in order to search for historical facts that I needed to incorporate into my own historically based novel, but have found that it is interesting to me as a book that illuminates a side of the Civil War that most people likely overlook. The work includes rich detail and yet is not a dry, boring catechism of fact. The d ...more
Apr 24, 2009 J.M. marked it as wishlist
Shelves: civil-war, historical
Recommended for me by Amazon based on my previous purchases. Would like to read it because Chimborazo is here in Richmond where I live.
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