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By Donald A. Walbrecht Ph.D

Johann Walbrecht, a tender Germanic hunter/soldier, is immersed in scientific education at Marburg collage whilst he's pressured to escape his state after a pistol duel with the son of the region’s Baron. He has no notion the process his lifestyles is ready to alter without end.
It is November 1840 whilst he forums a boat sure for the United States. 4 months later, John arrives in New Orleans, Louisiana aboard the slave send he has labored on maintaining the captives alive. He buys 4 slaves, eats a hearty meal at a French eating place, beverages an excessive amount of, and is ultimately robbed of the gold eagles proficient to him via ship’s captain. So starts Hessian John’s new and unpredictable event. He acquires Mississippi riverside land neighboring Joseph Davis (older brother of Jefferson Davis), completes his clinical education, and is recruited as a military general practitioner through the Mexican struggle of 1847. John quickly turns into one of many earliest medical professionals to problem the longstanding challenge of bad sanitation in army camps and box operations.

In the 1st of a four-book sequence, a frontier surgeon embarks on a coming-of-age trip within the American South sooner than the Civil battle and participates in historic occasions that quickly lead the course of either his occupation and his life.”

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