Civil War Medicine

Research and Publications on Civil War Medicine by Guy R. Hasegawa

Years of Change and Suffering: Modern Perspectives on Civil War Medicine

 edited by James M. Schmidt and Guy R. Hasegawa

Published in 2009 by Edinborough Press

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978-1-889020-35-8 (casebound)

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"This book is a must for all interested in the subject of Civil War Medicine. Its authors are the elite of Civil War medical scholars of our time and they give a new, modern insight to the subject. Highly recommended."

Gordon E. Dammann, D.D.S., Founder,

National Museum of Civil War Medicine


"If hindsight is 20/20, then this collection of essays by eight renowned authors and scholars gives us a 20/15 vision of Civil War medicine. A must volume for the library of any Civil War medical historian."

Peter J. D'Onofrio, Ph.D., President,

Society of Civil War Surgeons


"Years of Change and Suffering is a collection of fresh and insightful essays on those essential, yet often overlooked, underpinnings of medical care in the American Civil War. With impeccable scholarship each essay enlivens seemingly mundane subject matter and illuminates its importance to the progress of medical science, both during the war years and beyond."

Bill J. Gurley, Ph.D., Editor, I Acted from

Principle: The Civil War Diary of Dr.

William M. McPheeters, Confederate

Surgeon in the Trans-Mississippi