Prepared under the direction of Joseph K. Barnes,
Surgeon General United States Army.
By George A. Otis, Assistant Surgeon United States Army.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876.
Description: xii., 1024 pp., xx., 54 plates, 747 figures, 30cm.
Second printing: 1877.
Photographs: 16 woodburytypes, 1 heliotype.
Subject: Civil War, 1861-1865, war medicine.
Photographers: E. J. Ward.
• The medical history vols. were prepared by J. J. Woodward, Charles Smart and George A. Otis.
• The surgical history vols. were prepared by George A. Otis and D. L. Huntington.
• Both Otis and Woodward died before the publication dates of the surgical volume Part III and the medical volume Part III.
• See also Mitchell's contribution »».
For an excellent synopsis of Otis's editorial involvement in this encyclopedic medical publication read "An enduring monument": Philadelphia's contributions to The Medical & Surgical History of the War of the Rebellion (1870-1888), by Michael Rhode Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing »».