Richmond and Washington During the War
[George A Townsend]
War, Invention, Medical Practitioners
Amongst those who benefited from the corruption which pervaded public life during the American Civil War are the 'Inventors [who] piled the arsenal grounds with motley models of tents, knapsacks, rifles, and projectiles' (95), and the 'Physicians, [who,] catching the infection, thieved in medicines' (96).
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