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Medical and Scientific Library of W. Bruce Fye Part IV / CIVIL WAR. 30 publications of the U.S. Sanitary Commission

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CIVIL WAR.
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CIVIL WAR.

30 publications of the U.S. Sanitary Commission:
No. 17 2. Rules for Preserving the Health of the Soldier. New York: 1861. 2nd edition. * No. 21. A Record of Certain Resolutions of the Sanitary Commission. New York: 1861. * No. 26. Notes of a Preliminary Sanitary Survey of the Forces of the United States, in the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys. New York: 1861. * No. 27. Report on the Sanitary Condition of the U.S. Troops in the Mississippi Valley, during the Month of August. New York: 1861. * No. 28. Advice as to Camping, by the British Government Sanitary Commission. New York: 1861. * No. 32. Report Concerning the Woman's Central Association of Relief at New York, to the U.S. Sanitary Commission at Washington. New York: 1861. * No. 33. Associate Members of the U.S. Sanitary Commission. March 15th, 1862. New York: 1862. * No. 34. Associate Members Of The U.S. Sanitary Commission. December 7th, 1861. New York: 1861. * No. 38. Report On The Condition Of Camps And Hospitals At Cairo And Vicinity, Paducah, and St. Louis, By Rev. W.W. Patton and R.N. Isham, M.D. Chicago: 1861. Includes Appendix on hospital memoranda by regiments. * No. 40. Report to the Secretary of War on the Operations of the Sanitary Commission, and upon the Sanitary Conditions of the Volunteer Army, Its Medical Staff, Hospitals, and Hospital Supplies. New York: 1861. * No. 48. Appeal to the Public, with Letters Concerning Army Operations and the Relief Work of the Commission In Maryland. New York: 1862. * No. 59a. Fourth Report concerning the Aid and Comfort Given by the Sanitary Commission to Sick Soldiers Passing through Washington [With Appendixes A and B]. New York: 1862. This number (59a) contains the original report plus appendices A and B and the supplement. * No. 69. Statement of the Object and Methods of the Sanitary Commission, Appointed by the Government of the United States. New York: 1863. * No. 75. Report on the Operations of the U.S. Sanitary Commission in the Valley of the Mississippi by J. S. Newberry. New York: 1863. * No. 86. Plan of Executive Organization of the U.S. Sanitary Commission, and Rules For Its Executive Service. New York: 1864. * No. 90. Circular Addressed to the Branches and Aid Societies Tributary to the U.S. Sanitary Commission. New York: 1865. * No. 93. Circular Addressed to the Branches and Aid Societies Tributary to the U.S. Sanitary Commission. July 4, 1865. New York: 1865. * No. 95. Report concerning Provision Required for the Relief and Support of Disabled Soldiers and Sailors and Their Dependents. New York: 1865. * (Report E). VAN BUREN, W. H. Report of a Committee Appointed by the Sanitary Commission to Prepare a Paper on the Value of Vaccination in Armies. Philadelphia: 1861. FIRST EDITION William H. Van Buren (1819-1883) was an 1840 medical graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He became professor of surgery at Bellevue Hospital Medical College. "The active part he took in the organization of the United States Sanitary Commission should be remembered, for he spared neither time nor money and the sacrifice he incurred from the loss of practice must have been considerable." (Kelly Burrage 1239.) * (Report E). Another, as previous. 2nd edition. [1862]. * (Report G). SMITH, STEPHEN. Report of a Committee of the Associate Members of the Sanitary Commission, on the Subject of Amputations of the Foot, and at the Ankle-Joint. New York: 1862. * (Report H). BUMSTED, FREEMAN. Report of a Committee of the Associate Medical Members of the United States Sanitary Commission, on the Subject of Venereal Diseases, with Special Reference to Practice in the Army And Navy. New York: 1862. * (Report J). FLINT, AUSTIN. Report of a Committee of the Associate Medical Members of the United Sanitary Commission, on the Subject of Pneumonia. Washington: 1862. * (Report P). METCALF, E. JOHN. Report of a Committee of the Associate Members of the Sanitary Commission, on the Subject of the Nature and Treatment of Miasmatic Fevers. New York: 1862. * The Sanitary Commission of the United States Army: A Succinct Narrative of its Works and Purposes. New York: 1864. FIRST EDITION. This scarce monograph includes numerous letters and a detailed description of the many activities of the Sanitary Commission during the Civil War. "The Commission organized soldier's homes, where the soldier could obtain food and rest; it maintained a hospital directory; so that civilians could find where their relatives were hospitalized; and it provided extra supplies to the camp and hospital." (Freemon 130.) * SHERWOOD, ELIZABETH. U.S. Sanitary Commission. [Announcement of] A Metropolitan Fair. New York: 1863. Describes a proposal for a metropolitan fair to be held in New York City on 22 February 1864 "for the benefit and relief of the sick and wounded of the National Army." * STRONG, GEORGE. [An Outline Of What The U.S. Sanitary Commission Has Done]. New York: 1861. * The United States Sanitary Commission. Boston: 1864. FIRST EDITION. This pamphlet is the text of a long article that was published in the North American Review in April 1864. It details the activities of the commission. * STILLE, CHARLES J. History of the United States Sanitary Commission: Being the General Report of its Work during the War of the Rebellion. Philadelphia: 1866. LIMITED EDITION large paper copy (of 125 copies, this one unnumbered). Library bookplate on the front paste down and oval stamp on the title page. Otherwise no institutional markings and a fine copy. "This is the final report of the United States Sanitary Commission. Allan Nevins (The War for the Union, 3:317) calls it 'one of the most interesting books produced by the war.'" (Freemon 230.) A rare large paper, limited edition copy. Garrison-Morton-Norman 7799. * GARRISON, NANCY SCRIPTURE. With Courage and Delicacy: Civil War on the Peninsula. Women and the U.S. Sanitary Commission. Mason City: IA. FIRST EDITION.

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