BeschreibungPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Jonathan Letterman was an American surgeon credited as being the originator of the modern methods for medical organization in armies. Dr. Letterman is known today as the "Father of Battlefield Medicine." His system enabled thousands of wounded men to be recovered and treated during the American Civil War. Letterman was born in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, the son of a well-known surgeon. He graduated from Jefferson College in 1845 and Jefferson Medical College in 1849. That same year he was given the position of assistant surgeon in the Army Medical Department. Letterman served in Florida during military campaigns against the Seminole Indians until 1853. He then spent a year in Fort Ripley, Minnesota. He was then ordered to Fort Defiance in New Mexico Territory to aid the campaign against the Apache. He was transferred to Fort Monroe in Virginia. From 1860 to 1861 he was engaged in California against the Utes
Untertitel: Surgeon, American Civil War, Union (American Civil War), Army of the Potomac. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Fec Publishing
Erscheinungsdatum: Oktober 2011
Seitenanzahl: 196 Seiten