Lincoln's Fifth Wheel: the Political History of the United States Sanitary Commission

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Contents
Prefacev
Introductionxi
I. Making and Testing the Fifth Wheel1
II. The Soldier and the Sanitary Commission , 186131
III. The Army Hospitals, Surgeons, and Nurses , 186150
IV. Ambulance Corps, General Supplies, and Medicines, 186170
V. Winds of Controversy93
VI. Mixed Blessings116
VII. The Melancholy Battles144
VIII. Battles within Battles164
IX. The Ledger of Battle185
X. Wheels of Battle202
XI. The Wheel of Fortune216
XII. The Nettles of War248
XIII. From Fifth Wheel to Red Cross267
XIV. Conclusion292
Biographical Notes317
Sources351
Bibliography355
Index361

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Chapter I Making and Testing the Fifth Wheel 1
  • Chapter II The Soldier and the Sanitary Commission, 1861 31
  • Chapter III The Army Hospitals, Surgeons, and Nurses, 1861 50
  • Chapter IV Ambulance Corps, General Supplies, And Medicines, 1861 70
  • Chapter V 93
  • Chapter VI Mixed Blessings 116
  • Chapter VII The Melancholy Battles 144
  • Chapter VIII Battles Within Battles 164
  • Chapter IX The Ledger of Battle 185
  • Chapter X Wheels of Battle 202
  • Chapter XI The Wheel of Fortune 216
  • Chapter XII The Nettles of War 248
  • Chapter XIII From Fifth Wheel to Red Cross 267
  • Chapter XIV Conclusion 292
  • Biographical Notes 317
  • Sources 351
  • Bibliography 355
  • Index 361
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