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Author Reiss, Oscar, 1925-

Title Medicine and the American Revolution : how diseases and their treatments affected the colonial army / by Oscar Reiss.

Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [1998]


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 UniM Store  Q49725    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 278 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index.
Contents 1. Army Medicine -- 2. Leaders of the Medical Department -- 3. Smallpox and the Canadian Invasion -- 4. Disease and Medical Care in the Navy -- 5. Syphilis and the Loss of New York -- 6. Dysentery and the Prisoners of War -- 7. Typhus and the Army Hospitals -- 8. Valley Forge and Scabies -- 9. Malaria and the Southern Campaign -- App. The Health of George Washington and King George III.
Subject Medicine, Military -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Medical care.
ISBN 0786403381 (alk. paper)