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In addition to well written and comprehensive articles on the surgeon-generals of the United States Army, Major Pilcher has given us in this book biographic notices, with portraits, of Samuel Preston Moore, surgeon-general of the Confederate Army; of James McHenry and William Eustis, military surgeons who became secretaries of war, and of Benjamin Rush, the whole constituting a volume of interest not alone to the military medical officers but to the profession at large. All interested in the lives and achievements of medical men who have helped in the making of the history of this country will find recreative reading in this book.
The Surgeon-Generals of the Army of the United States of America. A Series of Biographical Sketches of the Senior Officers of the Military Medical Service from the American Revolution to the Philippine Pacification.. JAMA. 1906;XLVI(8):604. doi:10.1001/jama.1906.02510350054036