American Civil War Medicine & Surgical Antiques

Surgical Set collection from 1860 to 1865 - Civilian and Military

Civil War:  Medicine, Surgeon Education & Medical Textbooks

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 Henry R. Frost, M.D.

1795- 1866
Professor of Materia Medica

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Henry Frost, MD

South-Carolina Medical School.—The Medical Society of South-Carolina, having organized a School of Medicine, agreeably to the powers conferred at the last session of the Legislature, the following details are made for the information of the public.

The Professors elected at South Carolina Medical School are:

 

John Edwards Holbrook, M. D. Anatomy.

James Ramsay, M. D. Surgery.

Samuel Henry Dickson, M. D. Institutes and Practice.

Thomas G. Priolenu, M. D. Obstetrics, and Diseases of Women and Infants.

Henry R. Frost, M. D. Materia Medica.
Edmund Ravenel, M. D. Chemistry and Pharmacy.
Stephen Elliott, LL. D. Natural History and Botany.

 

 

First Faculty of the Medical College of South Carolina.  The first faculty of the Medical College consisted predominantly of young men (only 2 were over the age of thirty). The following men formed the first faculty of the Medical College. Each has a unique story and all helped to create the Medical University of South Carolina:

In 1824 the Medical College of South Carolina was established at Charleston. In this school there are seven professorships. The students have the privilege of attending the practice of the Marine Hospital. The professors are:

Thomas Grimball Prioleau, MDThomas Grimball Prioleau, M.D.
1786-1876
Professor of Obstetrics and Diseases of Infants
 
Edmund Ravenel, M.D.
1791- 1871
Professor of the Chemistry
Samuel Henry Dickson, MDSamuel Henry Dickson, M.D.
1789- 1872
Professor of the Institutes and Practice of Physic
Stephen Elliot, MDStephen Elliot, LL.D.
1771- 1830
Professor of Botany and Natural History
 
Henry Frost, MDHenry Rutledge Frost, M.D.
1795- 1866
Professor of Materia Medica
John Edwards Holbrook, MDJohn E. Holbrook, M.D. 
1794- 1871
Professor of Anatomy
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(The personal edited research notes of Michael Echols, the source of which may or may not be completely documented)

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Civil War Medical Collections 

 

Direct links to all medical & Civil War collections on this site                         

American Surgical Sets:

Pre-Civil War:  1 | 2  -   Post-Civil War:  3  -  Civil War 1861-1865:  4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   INDEX

Medical Text-Books:

1 | 1a | 2 | 2a | 3 | 3a | 4 | 4a | 5 | 5a | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 9a | 10 | 11 | 12    INDEX

Surgeon General's Office Library printed catalogues: 1840 | 1864 | 1865
Medical Lecture Cards: 1 | 2 | 34 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21    INDEX

Medical Faculty and Authors:

INDEX

Navy Surgeon Exams:

1863 Navy Surgeon Applicant Exams with Biographies   INDEX ONE | INDEX TWO

Surgeon CDVs, Images:

Army: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8    INDEX

Navy: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8   

Hosp Dep't Bottles, Tins, 

U.S. Army Pannier:

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6

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