Daniel S. Young Civil War Medical Drawing

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Title

Daniel S. Young Civil War Medical Drawing

Subject

United States -- History -- Civil War -- Medicine

Description

Daniel S. Young (1827-1902) created these drawings of battle wounds while serving under General William S. Rosecrans in the Army of the Cumberland during the Civil War. They include a drawing of shrapnel wounds to the arm and elbow from the Battle of Stone's River, a shoulder wound sustained at the Battle of Ivy Mountain, and a bullet wound to the forearm received at Dug Gap, Georgia. Wounds are depicted in red paint. Young graduated from the Medical College of Albany, New York. He held positions as Professor of Surgery at the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery, and as Surgeon at the Cincinnati Hospital. Young served as Surgeon in the Army of the Cumberland, receiving his appointment in 1862. These drawings are part of a larger collection held by the Cincinnati Medical Heritage Center. Young prepared more than 100 sketches of battle wounds and pathology studies during the war. He planned to publish his drawings, but abandoned the project when the federal government published an official medical history of the Civil War.

Creator

Daniel S. Young

Source

Ohio Historical Society

Publisher

Unpublished

Date

March 8, 1861

Contributor

Callie McCune

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Relation

http://www.ohiomemory.org/u?/p267401coll36,5225

Coverage

Stone's River (Tennessee); Dug Gap (Georgia); Ivy Mountain (Kentucky)

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Citation

Daniel S. Young, "Daniel S. Young Civil War Medical Drawing," in Ohio Civil War 150 | Collections & Exhibits, Item #1951, http://www.ohiocivilwar150.org/omeka/items/show/1951 (accessed October 25, 2014).

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