Civil War Medicine
University of Scranton professor Kathryn Meier teaches a course on 19th century American history. In this February 23, 2011 class, she… read more
University of Scranton professor Kathryn Meier teaches a course on 19th century American history. In this February 23, 2011 class, she focused on Civil War medical practices and advancements made by both the North and the South. While 620,000 soldiers died during the Civil War, most were killed by disease, not combat.
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- Kathryn S. Meier Assistant Professor University of Scranton->History Department
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