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By Heather M. Butts JD MPH MA,Dr. Hugh Florenz Butts MD

ISBN-10: 1540211290

ISBN-13: 9781540211293

ISBN-10: 1626196559

ISBN-13: 9781626196551

The carrier of African american citizens in protection of the Union through the Civil warfare required African American nurses, medical professionals and surgeons to heal these infantrymen. within the nation's capital, those courageous healthcare employees created a clinical infrastructure for African americans by means of African american citizens. Preeminent doctor Alexander T. Augusta fought discrimination, visited President Lincoln, testified earlier than Congress and aided the warfare attempt. Washington's Freedmen's clinic used to be shaped to serve the District's transforming into unfastened African American inhabitants, ultimately turning into the Howard college clinical heart. those physicians might shape the nationwide clinical organization, the most important and oldest association representing African American medical professionals and sufferers. writer Heather M. Butts recounts the heroic lives and paintings of Washington's African American scientific neighborhood through the Civil War.

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