I Acted from Principle, the Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters (C)

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At the start of the Civil War, Dr. William McPheeters was a distinguished physician in St. Louis, conducting unprecedented public-health research, forging new medical standards, and organizing the state's first professional associations. But Missouri was a volatile border state. Under martial law, Union authorities kept close watch on known Confederate sympathizers. McPheeters was followed, arrested, threatened, and finally, in 1862, given an ultimatum: sign an oath of allegiance to the Union or go to federal prison. ...

I Acted from Principle, the Civil War Diary of Dr. William M. McPheeters (C) 2002, University of Arkansas Press

ISBN-13: 9781557287250

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