By Tim Newark & Angus McBride
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Other Eme1ging Specialties Outside the Union's Ambulance Corps, other specialists appeared during the Civil W ar. A remarkable example of hospital administration could be found on the Confederate side of the line. In Richmond, Sally Louisa Tompkins headed Robertson Hospital, which, staffed with Confederate Army physicians, had a mortali ty rate lower than any other in the city. Abuses by some private hospitals caused the Confederacy to pass a law restricting the treatment of Confederate soldiers to hospitals commanded by commissioned officers.
Ancient Armies by Tim Newark & Angus McBride