Chimborazo the Confederacy"s largest hospital by Carol Cranmer Green

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Published by University of Tennessee Press in Knoxville .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America.


  • Chimborazo Hospital (Richmond, Va.),
  • Medicine, Military -- Confederate States of America -- History.,
  • Hospitals -- Confederate States of America.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Hospitals.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Medical care.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementCarol C. Green.
LC ClassificationsE625 .G74 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3293170M
ISBN 101572333162
LC Control Number2004012281

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