Arnold G. Diethelm American Civil War Medicine Collection
The Reynolds Historical Library is fortunate to have an extensive collection of primary and secondary resource material relating to Civil War medicine. To get a sense of the titles in the collection, please visit our online bibliography. Entries in the tables are sorted alphabetically by author or, where no author is given, by title. For additional information regarding holdings, search Horizon, Lister Hill Library's online catalog (The Reynolds is part of Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences).
See our Major Figures in Civil War Medicine page for descriptions of some of the important works in this collection and biographies of their authors.
Visit our new digital collection, titled Civil War Items from UAB Historical Collections, to see the recently scanned manuscript diaries of Confederate Surgeon B. W. Allen and Union Private James A. Morrison, as well as additional material of interest from the UAB Archives and the Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences.
Also, Cornell University has contributed the following important Civil War resources to the Making of America digital library:
Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion (Washington: GPO, 1894-1922)
The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (Washington: GPO, 1880-1901)
Image: Midnight on the Battle-field [picturing (Union) nurse Mary A. "Mother" Bickerdyke]. 1 Print: Steel engraving, 9.7x15.2 cm. Source: Livermore, Mary A. My Story of the War. Hartford, CT: A. D. Worthington and Co., 1888 [c1887].