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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment Vol. 3

By: Dr. Gordon Dammann

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paperback, 126 pages:

Seller Id: 59


With chapters devoted to Civil War Hospitals, Nurses, Ambulance Corps and Dental Care, this reference book is full of historical photographs and documentation of battlefield equipment used by doctors during the Civil War era. This book also contains historical photos of many of the actual doctors, nurses and patients. Volume III begins with the men of healing and continues with their education, uniforms and personal equipment, the removal of the wounded, the wound... View more info

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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Civil War Medical Instruments and Equipment Vol. 2

By: Dr. Gordon Dammann

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paperback, 96 pages:

Seller Id: 60


With chapters devoted to Civil War Hospitals, Nurses, Ambulance Corps and Dental Care, this reference book is full of historical photographs and documentation of battlefield equipment used by doctors during the Civil War era. Volume II offers new information on a long-neglected Civil War subject written by one of the leading authorities on Civil War medical history. View more info

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Stories of a West Virginia Doctor's Son

By: Greenbrier Almond, MD

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Paperback, 116 pages:

Seller Id: 36


Following the path of his father, Dr. Harold Almond, who published his memoirs in The Stories of a West Virginia Doctor, Dr. Greenbrier Almond now shares his own stories. He offers a unique perspective on growing up the son of a country doctor in the heart of Appalachia. His recollections, which center around family, friends, school, expanding horizons, community life, and Upshur County, are humorous and heartwarming. At the same time, much can be gained from his ... View more info

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Stories of a West Virginia Doctor

By: Harold D. Almond, M.D.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Paperback, 112 pages:

Seller Id: 35


Harold David Almond was born in 1915 to a large, close-knit family in New Jersey. Coming to the mountains and forests of West Virginia to attend West Virginia Wesleyan College, Harold began a never-ending love affair with this wondrous place. Starting his practice in Upshur County in 1949 he devoted himself to tending to the lives of his patients until his death in 1999. This book contains fifty-five short stories about his experience as a small town doctor in post WWII ... View more info

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House Calls in the Hills

By: Jay Banks, M.D.

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Paperback, 130 pages:

Seller Id: 34


Take a trip through the hills of West Virginia with Dr. Jay Banks, general practitioner. Read along as he begins his rural practice in Beaver, West Virginia. Blessed with a good nurse, acceptance by the locals, and a sense of humor, Dr. Banks recounts his memories with affection and wit. These were the days of many house calls to the country folk - delivering babies, dealing with swarming flies, and accepting items in trade. A compassionate and humorous look at a rural m... View more info

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Mountain Midwife: Life and Times of Isabella Brown Neal

By: Vickie Osborne Brown

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Paperback, 150 pages:

Seller Id: 1


Mountain Midwife is the story of Isabella Brown Neal, a hard-working, outspoken old mountain woman. Known as Belle, she traveled the hills of Clay County, West Virginia delivering babies and nursing the area’s poorest families. Belle walked or rode her old nag, often traveling alone with just a doctor’s bag of herbs, a lantern, and a shotgun. Called into service no matter the weather, the distance, the time of day or night, Belle would respond to almos... View more info