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MEDICAL MEN IN THE
AMERICAN REVOLUTION

1775-1783
BY
LOUIS C. DUNCAN
LIEUT. COLONEL, U.S. ARMY, RETIRED

MEDICAL FIELD SERVICE SCHOOL
CARLISLE BARRACKS, PENNSYLVANIA
1931


By direction of the Secretary of War the matter contained herein is published as administrative information and is required for the proper transaction of the public business.

R.U. PATTERSON
The Surgeon General


TABLE OF CONTENTS

Louis C. Duncan, M.D.

Foreword

List of Illustrations

Introduction

Chapter I          Medicine and Surgery in the Colonies
Chapter II         Making of the Army. The Lexington Alarm
Chapter III        Siege of Boston
Chapter IV        The Canada Expedition, 1775-1776
Chapter V         The New York Campaign of 1776
Chapter VI        New Jersey Campaign
Chapter VII       Reorganization of the Army
Chapter VIII     The Campaign for Philadelphia, 1777
Chapter IX        Burgoyne's Campaign, 1777
Chapter X         1778 -- Monmouth
Chapter XI        Medical Director Shippen
Chapter XII       The War in the South
Chapter XIII      Medical Director John Cochran
Chapter XIV     Yorktown
Chapter XV      The End
Appendix A       Losses
Appendix B       List of Medical Men Who Took Part in the American Revolution