Annals of Medical History Volume 1

Annals of Medical History Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ... with such a number of shirts, sheets, blankets, and cases for straw for the Accommodation of the Sick as the General commanding in such grand division of the Army shall direct: he shall likewise provide or obtain from the Quarter master general a proper number of hospital tents for the Sick in case the Army is likely to be stationed in places where houses convenient cannot be obtained for that purpose: and also provide and Superintend the Waggons necessary to be employed in removing the Sick and wounded, the number of hospital tents and Waggons necessary for the above purposes to be fixed and ascertained by the Generals commanding each division, and certified under their hands respectively: of all which Articles above enumerated, when provided, the Commissary shall take proper receipts and vouchers proving that the same were furnished, which he shall lay before Congress when required. 4"', That one Purveyor be appointed to attend each grand division of the Army, with one or more Assistants if necessary: whose duty it shall be to receive from the Commissary, take care of and distribute the provisions and other necessaries provided for the sick and wounded in such manner as the Senior Surgeons shall direct: which provisions and necessaries are to be delivered in lieu of well rations. 5"', That the General commanding in each De partment or grand division of the Army, direct one hospital to be provided in some Convenient place contiguous to the Army consisting of different or separate houses, if such can be had, in order that the wounded may be kept apart from the sick, and also that? he sick may be properly divided, as may be most conducive to their recovery: to which hospital all such sick and wounded are to be sent as more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236497554
  • 9781236497550