Saving Lives On Battlefields: Jonathan Letterman’s Innovations During the Civil WarThe American Civil War was fought before the medical community understood germs, which had been seen under a microscope but had yet to be named. During its first battles the wounded were left where they fe....
"Surgeon in Blue: Jonathan Letterman, the Civil War Doctor Who Pioneered Battlefield Care,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 15
, Article 20.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol15/iss4/20