Table of contents for Civil War pharmacy : a history of drugs, drug supply and provision, and therapeutics for the Union and Confederacy / Michael A. Flannery.


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CONTENTS 
Foreword xi 
James A. Ramage 
Acknowledgments xv 
PART I: SETTING THE STAGE--CIVILIAN ASPECTS 
OF PHARMACY DURING THE CIVIL WAR 
Chapter 1. Civil War Pharmacy and Medicine: Comparisons 
3 and Contexts 
The Historiography of Civil War Pharmacy 
American Pharmacy and Medicine at Mid Century 
Pharmacy and Medicine in the Civil War: An Overview 
The Role of Disease 
Chapter 2. The State of Pharmacy in America, 1861 25 
Education 
Manufacturing 
Community Practice 
Southern Medicine and Pharmacy 
Summary 
Chapter 3. Angels of Mercy: Women and Civil War 
49 Pharmacy 
The Women's Role: "A Call to Plain Positive Duty" 
The United States Sanitary Commission 
Women in the South 
Women and Civil War Pharmacy: An Appraisal 
PART II: PHARMACY IN THE UNION 
Chapter 4. The Principals: Medical Purveyors and Hospital 
79 Stewards  
Official Duties and Responsibilities of Medical Purveyors 
Official Duties and Responsibilities of Hospital Stewards 
Rank and Status of Medical Purveyors and Hospital 
Stewards 87
Chapter 5. The Supplies: Drug Distribution 
93 and Manufacturing 
Drug Acquisition and Supply: Organizational  
and Operational Aspects 
Free Enterprise Joins the War: Civilian Suppliers 
The Laboratories 
Chapter 6. The Medicines: A Military Materia Medica 
119 and Therapeutics 
The Ailments 
The Substances 
Prescribing and Dispensing in Camp and Hospital 
Unit and Patient Case Studies 
Chapter 7. The Remedies of Choice--Calomel 
153 and Quinine 
The Mastodon Unharnessed 
Quinine: "Always and Everywhere" 
The Quinine Market 
Summary 
PART III: PHARMACY IN THE CONFEDERCY 
Chapter 8. Administration 183 
Civilian Aspects of Confederate Pharmacy Administration 183 
185 Medical Purveyors and Hospital Stewards 
190 Administrative Aspects of Supply and Drug Provision 
Chapter 9. Fighting More with Less 199  
Disease in the Confederacy 
The Blockade 
The Supply Table 
The Laboratories 
Fighting More With Less: An Appraisal 
Chapter 10. The Materia Medica 227 
Prescribing and Dispensing in Camp, Hospital, and Home 227 
236 Wartime Shortages Take Their Toll 
240 The Medicines of the South: An Appraisal
Epilogue. "The Consciousness of Duty Faithfully 
Performed": An Appraisal of Civil War Pharmacy 
The Impact of the War 
Conclusion 
Appendix A. Union and Confederate Standard Supply 
Tables 
Appendix B. Circular No. 6 
Appendix C. How to Read and Fill a Civil War 
Prescription 
A Glossary of Latin Phrases and Approximate Measures 
Excerpt from The Hospital Steward's Manual, 1862 
Appendix D. Circular No. 3 
Appendix E. A Materia Medica for the South: A Selected 
List of Medicinal Substances from Porcher's Resources 
of the Southern Fields and Forests 
Appendix F. Some Common Prescriptions of the Civil War 
Period Including the Basic Syrups with Monographs 
on the Principal Substances: Alcohol, Cinchona, 
Hydrargyrum (Mercury), Opium, and Quinine 
Common Prescriptions 
Basic Syrups 
Alcohol 
Hydrargyrum (Mercury) 
Cinchona 
Opium 
Quinine and Its Salts 
Notes 
Bibliographical Essay 
Index 
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Medical care, Pharmacy United States History 19th century, Medicine, Military United States History 19th century, Pharmacy history United States, History of Medicine, 19th Cent, United States, Military Medicine history United States