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Prize essay on medical and vital statistics.

HOUGH, Franklin B. (1822-1885).

Published by Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1867., Albany (NY):, 1867
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Thin 8vo. 37 pp. 5 figs., includes material on military hospitals. Example injury worksheet (reprinted from pp. 19-20) loosely inserted. Plain wrappers. Fine. In 1854, Hough was appointed Superintendent of the New York State Census of 1855 (the first complete census of the state) and also for 1865. In 1861, with the advent of the American Civil War, Hough worked as an inspector for the United States Sanitary Commission. In 1862, he enlisted as a surgeon in the 97th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment. The same year, he translated French military surgeon Lucien Baudens' account of medical conditions during the Crimean War, publishing it as On Military and Camp Hospitals. He published an account of his war experiences in History of Duryee's Brigade (1864). Brigadier General Abram Duryee had commanded the 97th, 104th and 105th New York Infantry Regiment and the 107th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Bookseller Inventory # M10553

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Title: Prize essay on medical and vital statistics.

Publisher: Van Benthuysen & Sons, 1867., Albany (NY):

Publication Date: 1867

Binding: Soft cover

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