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Military Medicine: Connections to Vermont

Henry Janes photograph of Civil War amputee

Military Medicine: Connections to Vermont is now on view in the Dana Medical Library’s exhibit case. This exhibit features items from Dana’s Medical History Collection, the circulating book collection and Bailey-Howe’s Special Collections. Highlights include: an amputation kit carried by a Vermont country doctor during the Civil War; memorials to graduates of UVM’s College of Medicine who served in World War I and II; and the textbook War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003-2007 authored by College of Medicine ‘79 alumnus, David Edmond Lounsbury.

Image of Civil War amputee taken from Henry Janes’ registry, “Notes of some of the gunshot injuries treated under the care of Henry Janes, Surgeon” ca.1865. Registry and photographs can be found in Bailey Howe’s Special Collections.

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