“The avocation of a physician is one which of all others, imperatively demands the exercise of independence of thought," Dr. John Eastman Sanborn advised his students at the University of Iowa medical college in 1855. “True, you will find it easier in a shortsighted and mechanical point of view, to ....
"CIVIL WAR TREASURES: "Plenty of Vexations in a Surgeon's Life": A Civil War Doctor's Battle for Respect,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 14
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol14/iss4/2