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Mending Broken Soldiers: The Union and Confederate Programs to Supply Artificial Limbs
The four years of the Civil War saw bloodshed on a scale unprecedented in the history of the United States. Thousands of soldiers and sailors from both sides who survived the horrors of the war faced hardship for the rest of their lives as amputees. Now Guy R. Hasegawa presents the first volume to explore the wartime provisions made for amputees in need of artificial limbs ...more
Hardcover, 160 pages
Published September 13th 2012 by Southern Illinois University Press
(first published January 1st 2012)
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I am a hospital pharmacist by training and have worked as an editor for a pharmacy journal since 1988. As a student of Civil War medicine, I have written several scholarly articles on the topic and lecture frequently at conferences of the National Museum of Civil War Medicine (NMCWM) and the Society of Civil War Surgeons (SOCWS). I serve on the NMCWM Board of Directors and am a Director Emeritus o ...moreMore about Guy R. Hasegawa...