[The influence of three American dentists during the Civil War (1861-1865)].

Histoire des sciences medicales

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Riau X. [The influence of three American dentists during the Civil War (1861-1865)]. Hist Sci Med. 2008;41(4):391-8.
In 1861, the bloodiest conflict in American history broke out. It only ended up in 1865, the Union being victorious. Surprisingly, dentists, thanks to their military cleverness, their diplomatic know-how or their medical devotion, had a major influence on this fratricidal war.