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Medical recollections of the Army of the Potomac [microform]

Jonathan Letterman

Medical recollections of the Army of the Potomac [microform]

by Jonathan Letterman

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Published by D. Appleton and Co. in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby Jonathan Letterman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 84/7304 (U)
The Physical Object
Pagination194 p. ; 23 cm.
Number of Pages194
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2979303M
LC Control Number84229013

The Army of the Potomac was created in July of from the wreckage of the army Irvin McDowell had led to Bull Run. The Departments of Annapolis, Pennsylvania and the Shenandoah were merged together, giving George McClellan command of most of the Eastern Theater, while tens of thousands of new recrtuits poured in from the northern states. Army of the Potomac () – The primary Union fighting force in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War, primarily in Eastern Virginia, Maryland, and dual mission was to defeat the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and to safeguard Washington, D.C. The army was also known as “Mr. Lincoln’s Army” for its close association with the sitting United States president.

On March 14th, the Army of the Potomac was denominated the Army of Northern Virginia. The total force then amounted to about fifty-five thousand. General Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard (U. S. M. A. ) was born near New Orleans, , and entered the Engineer Corps. Winslow Homer created an image of a Union sharpshooter while working as an artist-correspondent for Harper's Weekly during the Civil War. The soldier looks through the sight of a telescopic rifle as he searches for a target. Sharpshooters were called for duty when there was a lull in the.

Learn army of the potomac with free interactive flashcards. Choose from 5 different sets of army of the potomac flashcards on Quizlet. Two historians discussed the generalship of Ulysses S. Grant. They focus on Grant's efforts in leading the Union Army of the Potomac against Robert E. Lee and the Confederate Army of Northern.


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Appleton and : United States -- History -- Civil War, -- Regimental histories -- Army of the Potomac. United States. User lists with this item (1). In this book, "Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac," Doctor Letterman, outlines the system he developed for revolutionizing battlefield medicine, as the medical director of the Army of the Potomac.

Prior to his appointment & the institution of his system, the wounded were collected as "catch can" which resulted in long delays Brand: Maine Book Barn Publishing. Medical recollections of the Army of the Potomac. [Jonathan Letterman] Book Microform: Microfilm: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: late surgeon United States army, and medical director of the Army of the Potomac.

Reviews. User-contributed reviews Tags. Add. Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac. Jonathan Letterman. Appleton, - United States - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book Page 3 - This account of the medical department of the Army of the Potomac has been prepared, amid pressing engagements.

MEDICALKECOLLECTI^SS * OFTHE ARMYOPTHEPOTOMAC INobediencetoordersfromtheWarDepart- ment,datedJune23,1reportedonthe1stday ofJulytoMajor-GeneralMcClellanatHaxhall.

Wilkeson's recollections of his service in the Union army provide a window to the past, a past that was fraught with the horrors of brother versus brother and family versus family.

It is sometimes hard to believe that the Union Army won the Civil War with the complete mismanagement of its generals as /5(25). History. The Army of the Potomac was created in but was then only the size of a corps (relative to the size of Union armies later in the war).

Its nucleus was called the Army of Northeastern Virginia, under Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell, and it was the army that fought (and lost) the war's first major battle, the First Battle of Bull arrival in Washington, D.C., of Maj.

Gen. George B Branch: United States Army. Warren Lee Goss was one of the best at capturing what it was like to be an ordinary Union soldier in the Civil War. This book developed out of a series of articles about the spring campaign that he wrote for "Century" magazine in the s, also titled "Recollections of a Private" (the latter word being significant because most of the writers for the Civil War series in "Century" were /5.

Turned Inside Out: Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac The Army of the Potomac: Mr. Lincoln's Army / Glory Road / A Stillness at Appomattox The Army of the Potomac: Mr.

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Army of the Potomac Series. “A full and useful history, containing excerpts from letters, diaries, and recollections; a good source for the Army of the Potomac.” Civil War Books. Item# APS 17 “The author divides the main portion of the book into three chapters for each day of the battle.

In each one, Gambone focuses on Hancock’s. The Army of the Potomac was the main Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War From to The army was also known as Mr. Lincoln's Army due to the close involvement by President Abraham Lincoln. It had two missions. The first was to protect Washington, D.C.

The second mission was to defeat the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. Other articles where Army of the Potomac is discussed: Ambrose Everett Burnside: from the command of the Army of the Potomac (Nov. 7, ), Burnside (over his own protests) was chosen to replace him. After a crushing defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg (December), Burnside was replaced by General Joseph Hooker (Jan.

26, ). Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos.

(2) In books where there are images such as portraits, maps, sketches etc We have endeavoured to keep the quality of these images, so they represent accurately the original artefact. Although occasionally there may be certain.

The Paperback of the Turned Inside Out: Recollections of a Private Soldier in the Army of the Potomac by Frank Wilkeson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be : Frank Wilkeson. The Army of the Potomac has received a larger share of the attention of Government, and a much larger share of the attention of the public Press, than any other army that the nation has put in the.

After a brief period of serving as Inspector of Hospitals in the Department of the Susquehanna, Letterman resigned from the army in December and relocated to San Francisco, California, where he served as elected coroner from to He published his memoirs, Medical Recollections of the Army of the Potomac, in Death and legacyParents: Anna Letherman, Johnathan Letherman.

Turned inside out: recollections of a private soldier in the Army of the Potomac. Responsibility Frank Wilkeson ; introduction to the Bison books edition by James M. McPherson. Uniform Title Recollections of a private soldier in the Army of the Potomac Imprint Recollections of a private soldier in the Army of the Potomac.

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G. O., ; and A Report on Amputation at the Hip-Joint in Military Surgery, Circular 7, S. G. O., ; and A Report on Excision of the Head of.Civil War Harper's Weekly, November 2, This site features readable versions of the original issues of Harper's Weekly newspapers from