By: Grzyb, Frank L.; Rubel, Robert C.
McFarland & Company, Inc.: 2012
Edition: First Edition
Inscription: Signed by author
Seller ID: 2302560
Binding: Trade Paperback
Condition: Near Fine
First edition - a paperback original. Signed by author without inscription. An excellent copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xi, 196 pp. During the Civil War, thousands of wounded Union soldiers and Confederate prisoners convalesced in a general army hospital in rural Portsmouth Grove, Rhode Island. Because of its location on the periphery of the action, the hospital has remained a footnote to the dramatic sweep of Civil War literature. However, its history and the experiences of the doctors, nurses, patients and guards that gave it life provide a new perspective on the interaction between the army an... View More...