Found 6 collections related to United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care

Goss, Walter S
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1182
.17 linear feet (1 volume)
Undated manuscript by Walter S. Goss on the history of the seventh regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, 1863-1864. Accompanied by a muster of the Army of the Potomac while under the command of Major General George B. McClellan, and chapters on... more
Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4589
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
George Palmer Putnam (1814-1872) was a book and magazine publisher. Collection consists of letters from Putnam's friends in London and America concerning the publishing business. Other topics include the distribution of "The Rebellion Record",... more
Steiner, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1827-1892
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2870
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Lewis Henry Steiner (1827-1892) was an American physician and librarian. He helped to organize the Maryland College of Pharmacy where he held the chair in chemistry. During the Civil War he was an inspector for the United States Sanitary... more
Billings, John S. (John Shaw), 1838-1913
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 304
48 linear feet (109 boxes); 53 microfilm reels
John Shaw Billings (1838-1913) was an American surgeon, hospital planner and librarian. He served as a U.S. Army surgeon and was responsible for creating the nation's foremost medical library, now the National Library of Medicine. He served as... more
United States Sanitary Commission
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3101
linear feet
The United States Sanitary Commission (USSC), 1861-1879, was a civilian organization authorized by the United States government to provide medical and sanitary assistance to the Union volunteer forces during the United States Civil War... more
Frothingham, William Walter, 1830-1885
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1092
.25 linear feet (1 box)
William Walter Frothingham (1830-1885) was a surgeon serving with the 44th Regiment of the New York Volunteers during the U.S. Civil War. He practiced medicine in the Washington Heights section of New York City before and after the war. Collection... more