No Such Thing as a Sick Day for Admiral Nelson

Manley, Brendan
March 2010
Military History;Mar2010, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p9
The article reports on the 1,200-volume collection of medical journals released by the British National Archives which describe the hazards of naval combat in the 18th and 19th centuries, particularly the injuries suffered by Lord Horatio Nelson, one of the era's great heroes. The ship surgeons' depictions of treatments Nelson received and his recovery are described in several journals.


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