Provides information about the role of infectious diseases in the early years of U.S. History, with particular emphasis on how they impacted injuries sustained in military conflict.
infectious diseases, epidemiology, military medicine, public health, sanitation
Date of this Version
Bert Chapman and Jack McCallum. "Infectious Diseases." in The Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783-1812: A Political, Social and Military History. Spencer C. Tucker, ed. (Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2014): 1:320-321.
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